Evaluation of honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos Linn.) gum as sustaining material in tablet dosage forms.

@article{Uner2004EvaluationOH,
  title={Evaluation of honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos Linn.) gum as sustaining material in tablet dosage forms.},
  author={Melike Uner and Turan Altinkurt},
  journal={Farmaco},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 7},
  pages={567-73}
}
In this study, honey locust gum (HLG) obtained from Gleditsia triacanthos (honey locust) beans was investigated as a hydrophilic matrix material in the tablets prepared at different concentrations (5% and 10%) by wet granulation method. Theophylline was chosen as a model drug. The matrix tablets containing hydroxyethylcellulose and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose as sustaining polymers at the same concentrations were prepared and a commercial sustained release (CSR) tablet containing 200 mg… CONTINUE READING