Oral dispersible system: A new approach in drug delivery system
Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 25000, Pakistan
P A Hannan Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 25000 Pakistan E-mail: [email protected]
Dosage form is a mean used for the delivery of drug to a living body. In order to get the desired effect the drug should be delivered to its site of action at such rate and concentration to achieve the maximum therapeutic effect and minimum adverse effect. Since oral route is still widely accepted route but having a common drawback of difficulty in swallowing of tablets and capsules. Therefore a lot of research has been done on novel drug delivery systems. This review is about oral dispersible tablets a novel approach in drug delivery systems that are now a day's more focused in formulation world, and laid a new path that, helped the patients to build their compliance level with the therapy, also reduced the cost and ease the administration especially in case of pediatrics and geriatrics. Quick absorption, rapid onset of action and reduction in drug loss properties are the basic advantages of this dosage form.