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Current Drug Delivery
ISSN (Print): 1567-2018
ISSN (Online): 1875-5704
Epub Full Text Article
DOI: 10.2174/1567201811666140113114926      Price:  $95









Novel Oral Suspensions: A Review

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Author(s): Harsha Kathpalia and Chetan Phadke
Abstract:
An oral pharmaceutical suspension has been one of the most favorable dosage forms for pediatric and geriatric patients or patients unable to tolerate solid dosage forms. The liquid form is preferred because of the ease of swallowing and flexibility in the administration of doses. This emerging area of suspensions as applied to the pharmaceutical field are discussed in the current article enlightening the vision of the readers towards pharmaceutical formulations including nanosuspensions, non-aqueous suspensions and modified release suspensions. The emphasis in the article focusses on the essential principles involved in the process of formation of different types of suspensions and their applications. Since, novel oral suspensions have potential to provide various strategy systems
Keywords:
Ion exchange resins, Microencapsulation, Modified release suspensions, Nanosuspensions, Non-aqueous suspensions, Ready to use
Affiliation:
Department of Pharmaceutics, Vivekanand Education Society’s College of Pharmacy, Hashu Advani Memorial Complex, Behind Collector Colony, Chembur (E), Mumbai - 400 074, India