BUCCAL PATCHES: A REVIEWAbstract
Buccal route is an attractive route of administration for systemic drug delivery and it leads direct access to the systemic circulation through the internal jugular vein bypasses drugs from the hepatic first pass metabolism provides high bioavailability. Buccalbioadhesive films, releasing topical drugs in the oral cavity at a slow and predetermined rate, provide distinct advantages over traditional dosage forms for treatment of many diseases. This article aims to review the recent developments in the buccal adhesive drug delivery systems to provide basic principles to the young scientists, which will be useful to circumvent the difficulties associated with the formulation design.
Pradeep Kumar Koyi* and Arshad Bashir Khan
Department of Pharmaceutics, Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy, Sarjapura Main Road, Carmelaram post, Bangalore - 560035, Karnataka, India
02 September, 2012
02 November, 2012
13 December, 2012
01 January, 2013