MATRIX DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM: A REVIEW
B. Deepika*, Sobana Sameen, Najmusaher Nazneen, A. Madhavi, Kandukoori Naga Raju, KNV Rao and K. Rajeswar Dutt
Oral route is the most convenient route of drug administration. So far so many oral dosage forms have been developed to improve the patient compliance. The drugs with less half life are eliminated from the body with in short period of time. Such drugs are needed to be administered frequently to get the required plasma drug levels. The increased dose frequency may reduce the patient compliance. This difficulty can be avoided by formulating the drugs as matrix type sustained release drug delivery systems.
Keywords: Matrix tablets, sustained release dosage forms.
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