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A Review on Controlled Porosity Osmotic Pump Tablets

Received On: 26/12/2013
Accepted On: 29/12/2013


Edavalath, S., Rao, B. P.

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Osmotically controlled drug delivery systems have a major role in the drug delivery technology. In that the oral controlled porosity osmotic pump tablets have very effective impact. The drug delivery though this type of formulation is independent of the physiological parameters of the body and also the rate drug release can be made in controlled manner. The formulation techniques are simple and reliable. The present study focuses on the importance, past and present status and formulation challenges of this type of drug delivery system.


Osmotic Pressure, Controlled Drug Delivery, Osmogent, Semipermeble Membrane

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Edavalath, S., & Rao, B. P. (2013). A Review on Controlled Porosity Osmotic Pump Tablets. International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars (IJPRS), 2(4), 565-574.

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