Formulation and evaluation of effervescent tablets: a review

  • Salim G Patel Department of Pharmacy, Bhagwant University, Sikar Road, Ajmer, Rajasthan. India
  • M Siddaiah Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University ' Anantpuram, A.P., India


Oral dosage forms are the most popular way of taking medication, despite having some disadvantages compared with other methods like risk of slow absorption of the medicament, which can be overcome by administering the drug in liquid form, therefore, possibly allowing the use of a lower dosage. However, instability of many drugs in liquid dosage form limits its use. Effervescent technique can be used as alternate to develop a dosage form which can accelerate drug disintegration and dissolution, is usually applied in quick release preparations. Along with the development of new pharmaceutical technique, effervescent tablet are more and more extensively to adjust the behaviour of drug release, such as in sustained and controlled release preparations, pulsatile drug delivery systems, and so on. This review demonstrated the new applying of effervescent technique in effervescent tablets.

Keywords: Effervescent Tablet, Sustained release, Floating Delivery System


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Salim G Patel, Department of Pharmacy, Bhagwant University, Sikar Road, Ajmer, Rajasthan. India

Department of Pharmacy, Bhagwant University, Sikar Road, Ajmer, Rajasthan. India

M Siddaiah, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University ' Anantpuram, A.P., India

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University ' Anantpuram, A.P., India


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Patel, S. G., & Siddaiah, M. (2018). Formulation and evaluation of effervescent tablets: a review. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 8(6), 296-303.