Author(s): Anjana I S, Sujith Varma K, Aparna George, Anupriya A B


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00374   

Address: Anjana I S, Sujith Varma K, Aparna George, Anupriya A B
Department of Pharmaceutics, National College of Pharmacy, KMCT Medical College Campus, Manassery PO, Kozhikode 673602, Kerala State, India.
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Published In:   Volume - 17,      Issue - 5,     Year - 2024

In recent years there has been a trend towards creating innovative and patient friendly drug delivery systems which are tailored to each consumer for ensuring drug safety, stability and acceptability. The creation of orodispersible films (ODFs) offers increased comfort and flexibility making it one of the most innovative and promising strategy in drug safety. The film dissolve in oral cavity in few seconds when mixed with saliva. The ODFs can taken with ease and does not require water for administration. ODFs are gaining popularity due to its advantages over other orally administered dosage forms. ODFs offer positive attribute in its ability to customise dosage needs for specific patient population such as Pediatric, elderly, and immobile patients. The purpose of this review paper is to provide information on composition, manufacturing, and characterization of ODFs. The review also provides an overview of polymer used along with the potential drug candidates and focused in printing technology for future market potential. The review suggested that the ODFs is an emerging drug delivery technology for improving patient compliance.

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Anjana I S, Sujith Varma K, Aparna George, Anupriya A B. Orodispersible Film, A new concept in Drug Delivery Technology. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(5):2391-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00374

Anjana I S, Sujith Varma K, Aparna George, Anupriya A B. Orodispersible Film, A new concept in Drug Delivery Technology. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(5):2391-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00374   Available on:

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