Yadav, S. K., Niranjan, S. K., Jain, S. K., Mishra, U., Yadav, A.
Oral route having the high patient compliance in regarded as the most convenient, safest and also the most economical method of drug delivery. Fast dissolving tablets are one such most advantageous example of the oral drug delivery. These tablets readily dissolve or disintegrate in the saliva i.e. within <60sec without the need for water. They have been formulated for pediatric, geriatric and bedridden patients. This type of dosage forms are also ideal for active patients who are busy and traveling and may not have access to water. FDTs have gained considerable attention for those patients who have difficulties in swallowing because of dysphagia, hand tremors problems and have additional advantage for unconscious, young patients with underdeveloped muscular and nervous system. This review describes the various advantages, limitations, desired characteristics, formulation aspects, super-disintegrants employed; technologies developed for FDTs, evaluation tests, and marketed formulations.
Nephrotoxicity, Anti-tubercular drugs, Thymoquinone
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Yadav, S. K., Niranjan, S. K., Jain, S. K., Mishra, U., & Yadav, A. (2013). An Overview on Mouth Dissolving Tablets. International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars (IJPRS), 2(1), 5-15.