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Review Papers | Pharmacy | India | Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020
Fast Dissolving Oral Films a Novel Oral Drug Delivery System: An Overview
Preeti Kulkarni | Devendra Nirwan | Rohit Pacharane
Abstract: The oral route is most popular route because of the low cost of therapy and ease of administration lead to patient compliance. As increase in new drug moiety is quite expensive, so the main aim is to develop a new drug delivery system with the same drug as it produce its maximum therapeutic effect over conventional tablets. Fast dissolving oral films are gaining interest as a substitute of fast dissolving tablets over conventional tablets. Fast dissolving oral films are oral solid dosage form, designed to dissolve within few seconds as they come in contact with wet environment of the oral cavity. They quickly disintegrate and dissolve, and there is no need of water for their administration, making them suitable for paediatrics and geriatric patients. This review article overviews the advancement in the oral dosage form, advantages, disadvantages, application, method of preparation, and evaluation of fast dissolving oral dosage form.
Keywords: Fast dissolving films, Oral dosages form
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020,
Pages: 1608 - 1611