Recently used technologies in Pellet Formulation - A Review

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ISSN: 2347 - 7881
(Volume 5, Issue 7)


Received On: 27/03/2017; Accepted On: 04/04/2017; Published On: 01/07/2017


Utkranti D. Aher, Tushar T. Shelke, Ekta P. Patel
JSPM’S Charak College of Pharmacy and Research,  
Pune, Maharashtra, India



Now a day’s medication systems that need frequent dosing are always with problems. So there is thrust in the area of pharmaceutical research to develop novel formulations, which will enhance the therapeutic efficacy of the existing drug. The goal of this study is to provide detailed and different techniques of pelletization such as powder layering, suspension and solution layering, globulation, freeze, extrusion - spheronization, cryopelletization etc. It has some merits, demerits and its characterization as a tool in the multipariculate drug delivery system.etc. It also gives brief idea about the evaluation of pellets and application of pelletization technique. Evaluation of quality of the pellets is discussed with reference to the size distribution, shape, surface morphology, specific surface area, friability and  tensile strength.



How to cite this article: Aher UD, Shelke TT, Patel EP;Recently used technologies in Pellet Formulation - A Review; PharmaTutor; 2017; 5(7); 22-30



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