Lutrol F 68 is used as wetting agents, as emulsifiers and solubilizers, Lutrol F 68 has been formulated in liquid dosage forms for parenteral use and suitable to prepare solid dispersions and to improve the solubility, absorption and bioavailability of low-solubility actives in solid oral dosage forms. The corresponding dosage forms are usually processed by melting or granulation. In addition, Lutrol F 68 can also act as a co-emulsifier in creams and emulsions.
Lutrol F68 has been widely used by the pharmaceutical industry as a thickening agent and gel binder.
The Lutrol F grades are poloxamers from the extensive line of Pluronic block copolymers.