Granulated lactose Milled lactose monohydrate is fluid bed processed to give agglomerates of lactose monohydrate. These agglomerates exhibit good flow and compaction properties and are therefore suited to direct compression applications. In capsule formulations agglomerated lactose monohydrate forms strong plugs under the application of light compaction forces. In combination with its excellent flowability it is therefore the lactose monohydrate of choice for hard capsule formulations. DFE Pharma offers granulated lactose under the brand names Lactopress® Granulated and SuperTab® GR.