Volume No. :   11

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  0975-234X

ISSN Online :  0975-4377


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Challenges of Micro-Emulsion as a Novel Carrier for Drug Delivery



Address:   Chinmaya Keshari Sahoo1, Surepalli Ram Mohan Rao2, Muvvala Sudhakar3, Hema4
1Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Malla Reddy College of Pharmacy (Affiliated to Osmania University), Secunderabad, Telangana, India.
2Professor, Mekelle Institute of Technology, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
3Professor and Principal, Department of Pharmaceutics, Malla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Maisammaguda, Secunderabad, Telangana, India.
4Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, Princeton College of Pharmacy, Korremula, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0975-4377.2019.00038.7

ABSTRACT:
Microemulsions are one of the best candidates for drug delivery because of their long shelf life, improved drug solubilization with ease of preparation and administration. It has unique properties, including clarity, thermodynamically stable and optically isotropic liquid solutions of oil, water and amphiphile. Microemulsions are isotropic, thermodynamically stable transparent (or translucent) systems of oil, water and surfactant, frequently in combination with a cosurfactant with a droplet size usually in the range of 20-200 nm. Microemulsions have great range of applications and uses such as in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, cutting oils, biotechnology, food, cosmetics, analytical applications, environmental detoxification etc. The main objective of this review paper is to discuss microemulsions as drug carrier system with other possible applications.
KEYWORDS:
Microemulsion, transparent, pharmaceuticals, detoxification.
Cite:
Chinmaya Keshari Sahoo, Surepalli Ram Mohan Rao, Muvvala Sudhakar, Hema. Challenges of Micro-Emulsion as a Novel Carrier for Drug Delivery. Res. J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech.2019; 11(3):227-234.
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