UI Pharmaceuticals Provides Tableting and Encapsulation Services

University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP) offers pharmaceutical product development, manufacturing, and testing services for tablet and capsule products.  Because UIP is registered with the FDA as a Drug Product Manufacturing and Testing Facility, we are able to produce and test products for both clinical studies and commercial sale. University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals’ (UIP) has four suites: one suite is dedicated to tablet and capsule coating, two suites are dedicated to the handling of potent/cytotoxic compounds, and one suite is divided into four separate manufacturing rooms and is designed for handling less potent/toxic materials. Let us help you meet your tablet and/or capsule manufacturing and testing needs.


Tablet and capsule dosage forms can be produced using a variety of processes including roller compaction, wet granulation, and simple blending. Batch sizes can range from a few hundred to hundreds of thousands of dosage units, depending on the dosage form unit weight and formulation blend density.



Processing techniques available to prepare products include:


  • Screening, Milling or Micronizing
  • Roller Compaction
  • Low or High Shear Wet Granulation
  • Fluid Bed Granulation or Coating
  • Fluid Bed or Conventional Drying
  • Holt Melt Capsule Filling
  • Tablet or Capsule Pan Coating
  • Low or High Shear Blending
  • Capsule Banding

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