The technologies used for developing orally disintegrating tablets: A review

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The technologies used for developing orally disintegrating tablets: A review

Orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs), also known as fast melts, quick melts, fast disintegrating and orodispersible systems, have the unique property of disintegrating in the mouth in seconds without chewing and the need of water and are thus assumed to improve patient compliance. Conventional methods like direct compression, wet granulation, moulding, spray-drying, freeze-drying and sublimation were used to prepare ODTs. New advanced technologies like Orasolv®, Durasolv®, Wowtab®, Flashtab®, Zydis®, Flashdose®, Oraquick®, Lyoc®, Advatab®, Frosta®, Quick-Disc® and Nanomelt® have been introduced by some pharmaceutical companies for the production of ODTs. The main objective of this review is to give a comprehensive insight into conventional and recent technologies used for the preparation of ODTs.

Pregled tehnologija priprave oralno raspadljivih tableta

Oralno raspadljive tablete (ODT), poznate i kao lako topljive tablete, brzo raspadljive i kao orodisperzibilni sustavi, imaju jedinstveno svojstvo trenutnog raspadanja u ustima, bez žvakanja i bez potrebe uzimanja vode, što poboljšava pacijentovu suradljivost. U pripravi ODT koriste se uobičajene metode kao što su izravna kompresija, vlažna granulacija, kalupljenje, sušenje sprejanjem, sušenje smrzavanjem i sublimacija, a u njihovoj proizvodnji napredne tehnologije kao što su Orasolv®, Durasolv®, Wowtab®, Flashtab®, Zydis®, Flashdose®, Oraquick®, Lyoc®, Advatab®, Frosta®, Quick-Disc® i Nanomelt®. Cilj ovog rada je dati uvid u uobičajene i novije tehnologije u pripravi ODT.

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