A Review on Controlled Porosity Osmotic Pump Tablets

A Review on Controlled Porosity Osmotic Pump Tablets


Sudeesh Edavalath, B Prakash Rao


Abstract

Osmotically controlled drug delivery systems have a major role in the drug delivery technology. In that the oral controlled porosity osmotic pump tablets have very effective impact. The drug delivery though this type of formulation is independent of the physiological parameters of the body and also the rate drug release can be made in controlled manner. The formulation techniques are simple and reliable. The present study focuses on the importance, past and present status and formulation challenges of this type of drug delivery system.


Keywords

Osmotic Pressure, Controlled Drug Delivery, Osmogent, Semipermeble Membrane


Cite This Article

Sudeesh Edavalath, B Prakash Rao, A Review on Controlled Porosity Osmotic Pump Tablets, International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars, 2013, 2(4), 565-574.

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