Formulation Design and Pharmaceutical Considerations for Paediatric Patients: Current Status and Future Dimensions
Present day’s conventional pediatrics doses forms are not very attractive towards the children. Due to various reasons such as larger size, bitter taste etc. pediatrics patients rejects the present conventional doses form in many cases. So, there is need for development of some attractive and effective dosage form for children. Present day’s conventional pediatrics doses forms are not very attractive towards the children. Due to various reasons such as larger size, bitter taste etc. pediatrics patients rejects the present conventional doses form in many cases. So there is need for the development of some unconventional dosage forms that proves to be attractive towards the paediatrics populations. This review provides possible advantages and disadvantages of the present conventional dosage forms available for children. Hence present review introduces to various alternatives and unconventional dosage forms viz. effervescent granules / tablets, oral disintegrating tablets and medicated candies and their advantages and disadvantages.
Keywords: Effervescent granules, effervescent tab, medicated candy, Oral disintegrating tablet and pediatrics.
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