Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-D(DD)-0000856
Title: Oral disintegrating tablets: A future compaction
Category: Drug (Discovery/Development)
Section: Review Article
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    Recent advances in novel drug delivery (NDDS) aims to enhance safety and efficacy of drug molecule by formulating a convenient dosage form for ease of administration and to achieve better patient compliance. One such approach is oral disintegrating tablets (ODTs). ODTs are solid unit dosage forms, which disintegrates or dissolves rapidly in the mouth without the general requirement for swallowing, the chewing and water. An oral disintegrating tablet provides an advantage particularly for pediatric and geriatric populations and is who have difficulty in swallowing conventional tablets and capsules. This review depicts the various formulation aspects, technologies developed, ingredients used, evaluation tests and marketed formulations.

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    Author(s) Name:

    *Rangasamy Manivannan

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    *Department of Pharmaceutics, J.K.K.M.M.R.F. College of Pharmacy, Komarapalayam, Pin: 638183, Namakkal, Tamilnadu, India.

    *Corresponding author.
    R. Manivannan
    Assistant professor
    Department of Pharmaceutics,
    J.K.K.M.M.R.F. College of Pharmacy,
    B. Komarapalayam, Pin: 638 183.
    Namakkal (DT)
    Tamilnadu, India.

    Received on: 29-07-2009; Revised on: 09-08- 2009; Accepted on:17-10-2009

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    *Rangasamy Manivannan

    Title:Oral disintegrating tablets: A future compaction
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):1 (January 2009)
    Page No: (61-65)
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    Research Materials:Oral disintegrating tablets,


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