Author(s): Sarika S. Malode, Milind P. Wagh


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00824   

Address: Ms. Sarika S. Malode*, Dr. Milind P. Wagh
Department of Pharmaceutics, MVP’s College of Pharmacy, Gangapur Road, Nashik - 422 002 (M.S.) India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 9,     Year - 2021

The objective of present work was to develop taste masked orodispersible tablets of mirabegron. Mirabegron is beta 3 adrenoceptor agonist used to treat overactive bladder. Overactive bladder (OAB) is defined as a symptom syndrome showing feeling of urgency to urinate, typically accompanied by frequent daytime and nocturnal urination, in the absence of proven infection or other obvious pathology. Over active bladders are generally common in geriatrics. Moreover, this drug has a very strong bitter taste. Frequent dosing requires frequent water intake, which further aggregates the condition of over active bladder and bitter taste of drug affects patient compliance. Hence a need arises to mask the bitter taste for development of an ODT which does not require consuming water with every dosage. In this work, the bitter taste of mirabegron was masked by forming a complex with an ion exchange resin tulsion 344. The drug resin complexation process was optimized for resin activation, drug: resin ratio, soaking time and stirring time. In –vitro release studies revealed complete drug elution from the complex within 10 minutes in pH 1.2 buffer. The taste-masked complex was then formulated into palatable orodispersible tablets using a direct compression approach by use of superdisintegrants to achieve a rapid disintegration. The tablets were evaluated for weight variation, hardness, friability, drug content, wetting time, In- vivo disintegration time and in-vitro dissolution time.

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Sarika S. Malode, Milind P. Wagh. Formulation and Evaluation of Orodispersible Tablets Containing Taste Masked Mirabegron Resinate. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(9):4736-2. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00824

Sarika S. Malode, Milind P. Wagh. Formulation and Evaluation of Orodispersible Tablets Containing Taste Masked Mirabegron Resinate. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(9):4736-2. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00824   Available on:

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