A REVIEW ON BI-LAYER TABLETS - AN EMERGING TREND

  • Puneet Mishra Department of Pharmacy, School Of Medical and Allied Sciences Galgotias University, Plot no. @, Sector17 A, Yamuna Expressway
  • Pramod K Sharma Department of Pharmacy, School Of Medical and Allied Sciences Galgotias University, Plot no. @, Sector17 A, Yamuna Expressway
  • Rishabh Malviya Department of Pharmacy, School Of Medical and Allied Sciences Galgotias University, Plot no. @, Sector17 A, Yamuna Expressway

Abstract

Bi-layer tablets have been developed to achieve controlled delivery of different drugs with pre-defined release profiles. In the last decade, interest in developing a combination of two or more Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) in a single dosage form (bilayer tablet) has increased in the pharmaceutical industry, promoting patient convenience and compliance. Bi-layer tablet is suitable for sequential release of two drugs in combination, separate two incompatible substances and also for sustained release tablet in which one Layer is immediate release as initial dose and second layer is maintenance dose. Bilayer tablets can be a primary option to avoid chemical incompatibilities between API by physical separation, and to enable the development of different drug release profiles (immediate release with extended release).

There is various application of the bilayer tablet it consist of monolithic partially coated or multilayered matrices.

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Mishra P, Sharma P, Malviya R. A REVIEW ON BI-LAYER TABLETS - AN EMERGING TREND. JDDT [Internet]. 14Jul.2014 [cited 18Oct.2021];4(4):110-4. Available from: https://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/900