galenIQ - The filler-binder excipient with exceptional taste properties

Improve palatability of solid and liquid medicine with BENEO's galenIQ - the sweet filler-binder that helps the medicine go down more easily. Customise your formula with a long-established solution that counters bitterness and improves taste.

Whether it is mini-tablets, lozenges, chewable tablets, sachets, effervescents, galenIQ - pharmaceutical grade of Isomalt - is available in different grades, fitting a wide range of applications.

Learn how galenIQ can be applied as an oil-carrier in liquisolid systems and improve taste and mouthfeel in probiotic and pediatric medicine.

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As part of the Südzucker Group, BENEO GmbH offers a pharma grade excipient derived from the sugar beet: galenIQTM. This highly functional filler-binder is characterised by its good flavour, ease of use and applicability to a wide range of solid and liquid dosage forms such as tablets, sachets, lozenges and syrups. In addition, it is also low-glycaemic and non-cariogenic.


The galenIQ range includes agglomerated grades 720 and 721, which are excellent filler-binders for direct compression and powder mixture applications/sachets. In addition, the 900 series is also highly suitable for capsule fillings, dry suspensions, sugar-free coatings and high-boiled lozenges.

Thanks to its versatility, galenIQ obtained the 2009 Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award. galenIQ is manufactured under cGMP conditions according to IPEC-PQG requirements for pharmaceutical excipients and complies with the current Ph. Eur., BP, USP-NF and JP monographs for Isomalt.

Just a spoonful of... makes the medicine go down

galenIQ is a soluble filler-binder characterised by its ease of use and applicability to a wide range of solid and liquid medicine such as tablets, sachets, lozenges and syrups. The main reason it works is its delicate sweetness. Read more about the application and key benefits of galenIQ on our home page.

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Maximilianstra├če 10
68165 Mannheim
Tel: +49 621 421 150
Fax: +49 621 421 160

Derived from beet sugar, galenIQ has a sweet taste and promotes a pleasant, well-balanced gustatory profile in versatile pharmaceutical formulations.
The unique morphology of agglomerated galenIQ grades promotes high content uniformity of APIs, regardless of their particle size, in dry blend formulations.
Sensorial evaluation has shown that galenIQ is able to considerably suppress the bitterness of a quinine hydrochloride solution.
galenIQ has an excellent compactability and high dilution potential, making it perfect for easy tableting.
galenIQ is a white, odourless, water soluble, crystalline substance of non-animal origin, derived from sucrose.
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