About Authors:
H.S.Sawwalakhe*, J.M.Maidankar, M.A.Channawar, Dr.A.V. Chandewar

P. W. College of Pharmacy, Yavatmal,
Amravati university


The demand for mouth dissolving tablets has been growing during the last decade especially for elderly and children who have swallowing difficulties. Chlorpheniramine maleate is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) histamine H1 antagonist with antihistamine drug it is commonly used  in allergic reactions, hay fever, rhinitis, urticaria, and asthma. The main criteria for mouth dissolving tablets are to disintegrate or dissolve rapidly in oral cavity with saliva in 15sec to 60sec with need of water. The disintegrants used should fulfill the criteria by disintegrating the tablets in specified time the present investigation variety of super disintegrants Crospovidone, sodium starch glycolate,kyron t-314 , were selected and tablets were prepared by direct compression method in different concentration like 3%,6% and 8%. The prepared tablets were evaluated for weight variation, hardness, friability, in vitro disintegration time, wetting time, in vitro dissolution study, etc.formulation f-9 shows the lowest disintegration time (29sec) and wetting time (37sec). In vitro dissolutionstudies revealed that formulation F-9 containning 9% t-314  showed 98% drug release at the end of 10 min.

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