MICROSPONGES: A NOVEL DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM
Virender Singh*, Sana Rafiq and Mohammad Mujahid
One of the main objectives among all the drug delivery system is to provide a certain amount of drug to a particular region in the body so that it can give the desired result and maintain drug concentration. Drugs which are readily absorbed form the GI tract and which have a short half life get eliminated rapidly from blood circulation. The efficient oral drug delivery system depends on several factors like gastric emptying, gastrointestinal transit time of the drug or dosage form, drug release from designed dosage form and site of absorption of drug. The administered release on to the epidermis with confidence that the remain primarily localized and does not enter the systemic circulation in considerable amount still remains an area of study, which is done by the microsponge delivery system.
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