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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Novel Oral Dosage Forms : Fast-Disintegrating Tablets

FAST-DISINTEGRATING TABLETS

Coming up with novel ways to deliver drugs is key to maintaining profitability.
One approach is to use technologies such as mouth-dissolving tablets or wafers, also known as fast melt, fast dissolving or orodispersible. 


The demand for solid dosage forms that can be dissolved/suspended in water, chewed or rapidly dissolved in the mouth is particularly strong in the paediatric and geriatric markets, with further application to other patients who prefer the convenience of a readily administered dosage form.