Suppositories for rectal, vaginal and urethral administration are effective dosage forms for both systemically and locally acting drugs.

However, in order to effectively release the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), it is crucial that suppositories soften, melt or dissolve at body temperature. To maximize patience compliance, they also need to be sufficiently lubricated. Dow’s CARBOWAX™ SENTRY™ PEGs are designed to address both of these challenges.

Solutions for Suppositories