Author(s): Amruta Y. Joshi, Manisha D. Bhadange

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DOI: 10.5958/0975-4377.2015.00034.8   

Address: Amruta Y. Joshi1*, Manisha D. Bhadange2
1PRES’s College of Pharmacy, Chincholi, Nashik-422213, Maharashtra, India.
2Department of Pharmaceutics, R. G. Sapkal College of Pharmacy, Anjaneri, Nashik-422213, Maharashtra, India.
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Published In:   Volume - 7,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2015

Chewing gums are mobile drug delivery systems. It is a potentially useful means of administering drugs either locally or systemically via, the oral cavity. The medicated chewing gum has through the years gained increasing acceptance as a drug delivery system. Several ingredients are now incorporated in medicated chewing gum, e.g. Fluoride for prophylaxis of dental caries, chlorhexidine as local disinfectant, nicotine for smoking cessation, aspirin as an analgesic and caffeine as a stay alert preparation. MCG’S are solid, single dose preparations with a base consisting mainly of gums that are intended to be chewed but not swallowed. They contain one or more active substances which are released by chewing and are intended to be used for local treatment of mouth diseases or systemic delivery after absorption through the buccal mucosa.

Cite this article:
Amruta Y. Joshi, Manisha D. Bhadange. Medicated Chewing Gum. Res. J. Pharm. Dosage Form. & Tech. 7(3): July-Sept., 2015; Page 232-240. doi: 10.5958/0975-4377.2015.00034.8

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