FAST DISSOLVING TABLETS: A REVIEWAbstract
For treatment or management of diseases, oral delivery is giving much more attention from the ancient decade. A new concept in oral delivery is mouth dissolving tablets (MDTs) are widely accepted nowadays. Mouth dissolving tablets are solid dosage forms which, when placed in the mouth, disintegrate, dissolve and release active agent within a few minutes without the need for water. It has more significance to geriatric, Pediatric, bedridden patients because they have a problem in swallowing and the patient with dysphasia. It is more useful for the traveler and busy patients who don’t have easy access to water. Mouth dissolving tablets are prepared by various technologies with the aid of superdisintegrants. Mouth dissolving tablets are more reliable than conventional dosage forms like tablets, capsules because of better patient compliance. The advancement in this field allows the development of an economic and better way of disease management with avoidance of several problems related to the other delivery systems.
R. Joshi *, N. Garud and W. Akram
Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India.
06 June 2019
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