BUCCAL PATCHES: AN ADVANCED ROUTE OF DRUG DELIVERY
Mahendra Dwivedi*, Surendra Singh Gautam and Abhishek Mishra
Buccal patches are just a form of medication preparation that uses a new route of administration for drug delivery through the buccal mucosa. Such patches enable drugs bypass hepatic first-pass metabolism and reach the systemic circulation directly. This form of medication administration is thought to be effective for increasing bioavailability of the drug. The buccal route offers promise benefits as an alternative to other standard methods of systemic drug administration, and this has piqued the curiosity of academics all around the world. This review is a thorough study to apprehend the procedures involved in the assessment of buccal patches and the modern approach towards this type of drug delivery.
Keywords: Buccal patches, Bioadhesive, Administration, Mucosa, Bioavailability.
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