Microencapsulation in Pharmaceuticals: A Review

Microencapsulation in Pharmaceuticals: A Review


Md Younus Khan*, Abdul Mannan, Nazima Sultana, Mohd Sohail Ali, Amer Mahboob


Abstract

Microencapsulation is the way toward surrounding one substance inside another substance on a little scale, yielding microparticles ranging from one micron to a few hundred microns in size. The encapsulation efficiency of the microparticles  relies on various components like convergence of the polymer, dissolvability of polymer in dissolvable, rate of dissolvable expulsion, solvency of natural dissolvable in water and so forth. Microencapsulation might be accomplished by a horde of systems. Substances might be microencapsulated with the goal that the core material be restricted to case dividers for a particular timeframe. On the other hand, core materials might be exemplified so that the core material will be discharged either bit by bit through the container dividers, known as controlled discharge or dispersion, or when outside conditions trigger the case dividers to break, soften, or disintegrate. This article is a survey of microencapsulation and materials required in it, morphology of microcapsules, microencapsulation advancements, reasons for microencapsulation, and advantages of microencapsulation, and the methods for evaluation.


Keywords

Microencapsulation, Core and Coating Materials, Morphology, Method of Preparation, and Evaluation


Cite This Article

Khan, M. D., Mannan, A., Sultana, N., Ali, M. S., & Mahboob, A. (2017). Microencapsulation in Pharmaceuticals: A Review, International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars, 6(1), 21-37.

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