Diltiazem – A leading cardiovascular medicine

Diltiazem hydrochloride is a medication used for treating high blood pressure or chest pain known as angina. It is a calcium channel blocker that is also used to effectively treat migraines. Diltiazem is an inhibitor of the CYP3A4 enzyme and is also a potent vasodilator, increasing blood flow whilst decreasing blood pressure. Details Diltiazem is […]

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APIs – A Chemical Overview

Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API), is the term used to refer to the biologically active component of a drug product (e.g. tablet, capsule). Drug products are usually composed of several components. The aforementioned API is the primary ingredient. Other ingredients are commonly known as “excipients” and these substances are always required to be biologically safe, often […]

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The Global API Market at a glance

The global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) market size was valued at USD 157.9 billion in the year 2016 and is estimated to reach a value of USD 239.8 billion by 2025, growing with CAGR of 6.3 %. The market growth can be linked to the rising prevalence of chronic diseases such as cancer, neurological diseases, […]

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Ionic Liquids: From Solvents to Materials to Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

Ionic liquids (ILs) have evolved from salts studied primarily for their physical properties (low melting salts which could be used as solvents) to tunable materials based upon the physical, chemical, and even biological properties that can be introduced through either ion. Interesting evolution work in this growing field can lead to possible future directions, such […]

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