A Review: Formulation and Characterization of Fast Dissolving Tablet of Carvidilol

  • Ankit Sharma Department of pharmaceutics, Jaipur College of Pharmacy, Jaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA
  • Avinash Kumar Gupta
  • Manish Kumar Gupta
  • Vijay Sharma


Carvedilol a poorly water soluble drug undergoes extensive first pass metabolism, which reduces its bioavailability to 25-30%. Fast dissolving tablets of Carvedilol were prepared with the purpose of delivering the drug directly into the systemic circulation and bypassing the hepatic first pass metabolism with a concomitant increase in bioavailability. The solubility of Carvedilol was improved by forming inclusion complex with cyclodextrin which was then further used for the formulation of Fast dissolving tablet.

Keywords: Carvedilol, Superdisintegrats, Fast dissolving Tablets and FDTs.


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Ankit Sharma, Department of pharmaceutics, Jaipur College of Pharmacy, Jaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA

Department of pharmaceutics, Jaipur College of Pharmacy, Jaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA


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Sharma A, Gupta AK, Gupta MK, Sharma V. A Review: Formulation and Characterization of Fast Dissolving Tablet of Carvidilol. JDDT [Internet]. 22May2019 [cited 18Jan.2021];9(3):749-52. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/2738

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