International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences


International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Vol. 3, Issue 3 (2018)

A brief review on unani mucoadhesive vaginal drug delivery system


Anju, Mohammad Idris

In almost all classical and current Unani literature, various Unani Drug Dosage Forms, such as hamool, marham, zimad, natool etc. have been mentioned for the treatment of pelvic inflammatory diseases, besides oral medication. There is no concept of any vaginal tablet in the classical and/or current Unani literature. The recent advancements in the field of conventional pharmaceutics led to develop mucoadhesive vaginal tablet as a sustained release dosage form. It has many advantages over existing Unani classical dosage forms, such as mucoadhesive vaginal tablet provides to control both drug release and permanence time in the application area, drug release at asustained rate with the possibility of maintaining it in the vagina for extended periods of time and easy insertion, i.e., user-friendly application. In order tocomply with the patient compliance, ease of administration without intervention of medical personnel, high efficiency based on an even distribution and long retention time of the drug in the vagina, simple to making, no irritation, and free of discomfort to the user must be considered in an ideal intravaginal drug delivery system. Thus, there is a felt-need to design and develop a new dosage form in such a way to get maximum efficacy and easy to apply, i.e., user-friendly. This review paper summarizes mucoadhesive vaginal drug delivery system.
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Anju, Mohammad Idris. A brief review on unani mucoadhesive vaginal drug delivery system. International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2018, Pages 23-27
International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences