SRM College of Pharmacy,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The present study is formulating Rabeprazole modified release beads (Immediate and Time, Pulsatile Release) and to target the release of the drug in intestine and to avoid stability related problems. Preparation of immediate release (IR) Rabeprazole beads has done by drug layering process and barrier coated beads by providing an enteric coating membrane on IR beads. Timed release beads has done by providing a Film coating for IR and lag time coating for TPR (Timed, Pulsatile Release) on enteric coated beads. Encapsulation Process and evaluation of enteric coated IR and TPR beads has done by physical evaluation and chemical evaluation. Stability studies have done for best quality Rabeprazole IR and TPR enteric coated beads formulations. Based on the results Formulation 3 and Formulation 9 were selected as the best formulation developed for Rabeprazole Dual Drug Release Capsules.