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Research Journal of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Technology
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Fast Dissolving Tablet: Convenient Dosage Form for Patients
1Priti Trivedi and 2Shailendra Bhatt* 1K.B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Gandhi nagar. (Gujarat)
2Sardar Patel College of Pharmacy, Bakrol, Anand. (Gujarat)
Fast dissolving tablets (FDTs) have received ever-increasing demand during the last decade, and the field has become a rapidly growing area in the pharmaceutical industry. Upon introduction into the mouth, these tablets dissolve or disintegrate in the mouth in the absence of additional water for easy administration of active pharmaceutical ingredients. The popularity and usefulness of the formulation resulted in development of several FDT technologies. This review describes various formulations and technologies developed to achieve fast dissolution/dispersion of tablets in the oral cavity, along with excipients, evaluation test, marketed formulation, and drugs explored in this field.
Disintegrants, Fastdissolving tablets, Superdisintegrants
Priti Trivedi, Shailendra Bhatt. Fast Dissolving Tablet: Convenient Dosage Form for Patients . Research J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech. 2009; 1(2): 71-79.
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