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Flavouring agents in pharmaceutical formulations.

The pharmaceutical industry uses flavouring agents in their medicinal preparations to give it a pleasant smell and to mask any unpleasant tastes from the pharmaceutical raw materials used, making the application more palatable.

A benefit to flavouring these applications, unknown to the average person, is a well flavoured pharmaceutical application, psychologically improves the efficacy of the drug.

Flavours can be used in oral suspensions, elixirs, emulsions, lozenges, chewable tablets, gargles, effervescent tablets, dispersible tablets and orally dissolving tablets. Generally these flavours are available in powder or liquid form.

Flavouring agents - Taste of Flavouring agents

Bitter taste: Wild Cherry, Mint, Walnut, Chocolate, Anise

Salty taste: Peach, Wintergreen, Butterscotch, Apricot, Maple

Sour taste: Liquorice, Raspberry, Citrus flavour

Sweet taste: Vanilla, Fruit, and Berry flavour

Flavouring agents

Antacid, H2 receptor blockers

Peppermint, Mint, Anise Antibiotics Cherry, Maple, Fruit-Cinnamon, Pineapple, Orange,

Banana-Vanilla, Strawberry, Raspberry, Vanilla, Butterscotch


Apricot, Grape, Cinnamon, Cherry, Honey, Raspberry, Wild Cherry, PeachOrange, Analgesic Cherry, Raspberry Vitamin C Orange, Lemon Flavour


Mango, Fruity Flavour Barbiturates Banana-Pineapple, Cinnamon-Peppermint, Orange, Peach-Orange, Strawberry, Banana-Vanilla


Anise, Apricot, Clove, Custard-Mint-Strawberry, Cherry, Strawberry-Lemon, Fennel, Coriander, Pineapple, Orange-Lemon


Mango, Chocolate, Vanilla Electrolyte-solutions geriatrics Cherry, Mango, Lemon, Raspberry, Wild Cherry, Mixed Fruit, Wild Strawberry Flavour, Grape, Vanilla

Aromatech can supply quality flavours for your pharmaceutical applications, which will not alter the therapeutic efficacy of the products they are used in.

We are FSSC22000 accredited, meaning we are recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative. This provides us with worldwide recognition as a flavour supplier and flavour manufacturer.

Our competitive prices and low MOQs, together with excellent personal service, makes us your next flavour partner!

Contact us today for more information.

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