M Sakthivel, B Prathap, R Mahendiran, M Arivananthan, M Parthiban, M Naveetha
Although the world’s population is ageing and as a result of this an increasing number of patients are experiencing difficulty in swallowing, there remains a lack of commercially available oral liquids for both these older and paediatric patients. Liquid dosage forms have been widely applied in the pharmaceutical industry, with their application ranging from oral preparation and injection all the way through otic, nasal, rectal, and vaginal formulation. This chapter ouylines the different types of their individual constituents and doscussing their main feature. A brief overview of the predominant methods of preparation has been included, along with the critical physical attributes to be considered when formulating them. Im particular, focus has been given to their application through different routes of administration with emphasis on the advantages that they offer over other pharmaceutical dosage forms.
M Sakthivel, B Prathap, R Mahendiran, M Arivananthan, M Parthiban, M Naveetha. Review about liquid dosage form. International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 5, 2021, Pages 24-30