Coloring Agents for Use in Pharmaceuticals

Authored by: David R. Schoneker

Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology

Print publication date:  July  2013
Online publication date:  July  2013

Print ISBN: 9781841848198
eBook ISBN: 9781351124874
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EPT4-v1-41

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Abstract

There is evidence that the coloring of pharmaceuticals has been practiced since antiquity, and although the use of colorants in medicinals produces no direct therapeutic benefit, the psychological effects of color have long been recognized.

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