Volume No. :   6

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  2231-5640

ISSN Online :  2231-5659


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Bilayer Floating Technology: An Innovative Approach



Address:   Sonawane Pradnya L.1*, Darekar A. B.1, Saudagar R. B.2
1Department of Pharmaceutics, R. G. Sapkal College of Pharmacy, Anjaneri, Nashik-422213, Maharashtra, India.
2Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, R. G. Sapkal College of Pharmacy, Anjaneri, Nashik-422213, Maharashtra, India.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2231-5659.2016.00006.0

ABSTRACT:
The recent patented literature has concluded that there is an increasing interest in the novel dosage forms which retained in stomach for a longer period of time. Bilayer floating drug delivery system is new era for development of controlled release formulation. Bilayer floating drug delivery system is combined principle of bilayer technology as well as floating tablet is suitable for two incompatible drugs. The dosage form contains one sustain release layer and other is immediate layer. The immediate release layer is used to maintain dose. The floating dosage form can be prepared as tablet, capsule by adding suitable ingredients as well as adding gas generating agents.
KEYWORDS:
Gastroretentive dosage forms, Bilayer floating drug delivery system, Immediate layer, control release layer.
Cite:
Sonawane Pradnya L., Darekar A. B., Saudagar R. B. Bilayer Floating Technology: An Innovative Approach. Asian J. Res. Pharm. Sci. 6(1): Jan.-Mar., 2016; Page 37-44.
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