Orally Disintegrating Strips (ODS) Convenience of Liquid Dosage Form and Dose Accuracy of Solid Dosage Form
Pushpendra kumar Vishwakarma*1, Pravin Deshkar1, Nimesh Lal1, Swati Dhudkewar1
1. Unijules Life science Ltd. 1505/1 Universal square, Shanti Nagar, Nagpur-440002 Maharashtra, India.
Administration of drugs via the oral mucous membrane has been considered as a promising alternative to the oral route. When rapid onset of action is required in terms of better patient compliance over other conventional solid dosage forms “Buccal route” has been preferred. The area covered by tongue are more permeable than other regions of buccal cavity. By last few years group of researchers are focusing on an innovative drug delivery system called “Orally Disintegrating Strips” (ODS). The large surface area of the Strip allows fast dissolving action and provides new solution for forbearing suffering from dysphagic situation. Oral Disintegrating strips are still in initial phase with a great future ahead as it fulfills the current needs of patients. ODS provides an alternate platform for the drugs that undergo the effect of stomach environment and First pass metabolism. This review article suggests the advantages of ODS over the traditional used medication treatment & the scope associated with business prospective.
Keywords: Oral Disintegrating Strips, films, B-Thyn12, Filzeal,DXThyn-DS, Bioavailability