IMMEDIATE RELEASE TABLETS: AN OVERVIEW
Rajalakshmi A. N.*, Padmapriya S. and Devagi K.
The aim behind any drug delivery system is to achieve a safe and effective therapy. Solid oral dosage form is the most popular and most preferred dosage form when compared to all other dosage forms in which tablets are one of the most frequently used oral dosage form. Immediate release tablets are also conventional type of drug delivery system which are designed to disintegrate and release their medicaments immediately after administration. Immediate release is achieved by the use of superdisintegrants like sodium starch glycolate, croscarmellose sodium, Poly Vinyl Pyrrolidone (PVP), etc. This article provides a deep knowledge about formulation of immediate release tablets, toolings, evaluation parameters, and stability studies.
Keywords: Immediate release tablets, superdisintegrants, disintegration test.
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