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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2010

Pages :   1011-1017

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Rapidly Dissolving Tablet: A Review



Address:   K. Senthil Kumar1*, R. Saravanan1, D. Dhachinamoorthi1, S. Chellaram1 and G. Thirumurugan2
1QIS College of Pharmacy, Ongole A.P -523272 2GIET School of Pharmacy, NH-5, Chaitanya Nagar, Rajahmundry- 533 294, India
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ABSTRACT:
This article attempts to present a detailed review regarding technological advances made in the area of evaluation of rapidly dissolving tablet (RDT). In recent years there has been rapid growth in the number of RDT available in the market. It has started gaining popularity and acceptance as new drug delivery system because they are easy to administer and lead to better patient compliance .Usually elder people experience difficulty in swallowing the conventional dosage form because of tremors and dysphagia. One such approach is rapid dissolving tablet a major claim of the RDT is increased bioavailability compared to traditional tablet. They involve different mechanisms like use of superdisintegrant which allow the dosage form to disintegrate rapidly in the patient mouth on contact with saliva.
KEYWORDS:
Rapidly dissolving tablet, Dysphagia, Super disintegrants.
Cite:
K. Senthil Kumar, R. Saravanan, D. Dhachinamoorthi, S. Chellaram, G. Thirumurugan. Rapidly Dissolving Tablet: A Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech.3 (4): Oct.-Dec.2010; Page 1011-1017.
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