Khurana IS1, Kaur S2, Kaur H3, Khurana RK4.
Future Sci OA. 2015 Nov 1;1(3):FSO6. doi: 10.4155/fso.15.6. eCollection 2015.The desirable physical and physiochemical properties of clay minerals have led them to play a substantial role in pharmaceutical formulations. Clay minerals like kaolin, smectite and palygorskite-sepiolite are among the world's most valuable industrial minerals and of considerable importance. The elemental features of clay minerals which caused them to be used in pharmaceutical formulations are high specific area, sorption capacity, favorable rheological properties, chemical inertness, swelling capacity, reactivity to acids and inconsiderable toxicity. Read More