Mouth Dissolving Tablets-Pediatric and Geriatric Patient Compliance Dosage Forms

  • Rada Santosh Kumar GITAM Institute of Pharmacy, GITAM (Deemed to be University)
  • U. Sruthi

Abstract

The oral route of administration remains the most convenient route of administration but the major disadvantage is dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing) to overcome these problems novel drug delivery systems have developed mouth dissolving tablets with improved patient compliance. Mouth dissolving tablets are solid dosage forms which dissolve rapidly when kept in mouth. The first choice of drugs for pediatric, geriatric, mentally disable patients and also for patients who are traveling can administer the tablet any time without the need for water. conventional technologies and patented technologies are the two different technologies used in the manufacturing of MDTs. This review describes the various aspects of MDT formulation, super disintegrants, and technologies used for developing MDT, along with evaluation.

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Rada Santosh Kumar, GITAM Institute of Pharmacy, GITAM (Deemed to be University)

GITAM Institute of Pharmacy, GITAM (Deemed To Be University) Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530045, Andhra Pradesh, India.

U. Sruthi

GITAM Institute of Pharmacy, GITAM (Deemed To Be University) Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530045, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Santosh Kumar R, Sruthi U. Mouth Dissolving Tablets-Pediatric and Geriatric Patient Compliance Dosage Forms. JDDT [Internet]. 30Aug.2019 [cited 24Oct.2020];9(4-A):806-10. Available from: http://www.jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/3618

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