FAST DISSOLVING FILMS: INNOVATIVE DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM
J. P. Lavande1*, A. A. Agnihotri2, R. N. Ade2, P. B. Itekar2, P. A. Pangarkar3, A. V. Chandewar2, M. D. Kshirsagar3.
1Prist University, Vallam, Thanjavur-613403. (T.N.)
2P. Wadhwani college of pharmacy,Yavatmal-445001. (M. S.)
3Sudhakararo Naik Institute Of Pharmacy Pusad.
Oral dissolving films are formulated by incorporating the drug with selected oral cavity absorption enhancers in a specially designed oral dissolving film carriers. This facilitates the rapid absorption in the oral cavity for drugs with low GIT-bioavailability and intensive first-pass effects. This it offers shortening onset time, enhancing bioavailability and reducing the probability of first pass side effect. The current review focuses on the recent development in the oral dissolving film and discusses about its technique for preparation of film as well its evaluation.