Formulation and Evaluation of Floating Drug Delivery System of Famotidine

  title={Formulation and Evaluation of Floating Drug Delivery System of Famotidine},
  author={B. K. Satishbabu and V. R. Sandeep and R. Ravi and R. Shrutinag},
  booktitle={Indian journal of pharmaceutical sciences},
A multiple unit oral floating drug delivery system of famotidine was developed to prolong gastric residence time, target stomach mucosa and increase drug bioavailability. Drug and polymer compatibility was studied by subjecting physical mixtures of drug and polymers to differential scanning calorimetry. Cod liver oil entrapped calcium alginate beads containing famotidine, capable of floating in the gastric condition were formulated and evaluated. The gel beads were prepared by emulsion gelation… CONTINUE READING


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