The Science Behind Optizorb Technology


Optizorb technology contains three main ingredients which are: alginic acid that draws fluid from the stomach into the tablet causing it to swell and break apart; calcium carbonate that works together with alginic acid to boost the disintegration of the tablet and, crospovidone which acts as a superdisintegrant due to its ability to dissolve well in water.1,2

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Basics of Optizorb technology

This is a revolutionary technology that helps speed the breakdown of paracetamol tablets in the stomach2 and starts to release its medicine within 5 minutes, so that the drug is absorbed fast and pain relief can start as early as 15 minutes after paracetamol ingestion with 2 tablets (1000 mg dose).3

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The absorption of paracetamol occurs in the small intestine and as such is dependent on the rate of emptying of stomach contents into the small intestine. Optizorb technology increases the gastric emptying time of the drug.2

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Crocin Advance with Optizorb technology

With a revolutionary dispersion and dissolution technology2 that starts to release its medicine in 5 minutes, speeds up absorption and starts relieving pain in just 15 minutes with 2 tablets (1000 mg dose),3 Crocin Advance provides faster and efficient pain relief compared with standard paracetamol tablets.1,2

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