[from HOERBIGER@MOTION June 2016 ]
In addition to the active ingredient, pharmaceutical tablets always contain excipients, which have no pharmacological effect. Lactose is used quite frequently as a filler and binding agent. Dairy firm Meggle is one of the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical lactose. Most consumers associate herb butter, and other types of butter, with the company's trademark – the blue clover leaf – but pharmaceutical lactose has meanwhile also evolved into a product with a 60-year-long tradition.