An overview on buccoadhesive drug delivery system: tool to enhance bioavailability

Authors

  • Garika Swapna
  • Sharadha Srikanth

Keywords:

Mucoadhesive, Buccoadhesive, Drug delivery

Abstract

Oral cavity is the foremost part of digestive system of human body due to its excellent accessibility and reasonable patient
compliance, oral mucosal cavity offers attractive route of drug administration for the local and systemic therapy. The
purpose of the buccal tablet is absorption of the drug through the lining of the mouth. Buccal tablets can be most easily
held between the gum and cheek. Various drugs have been investigated for their delivery through the buccal mucosa in a
mucoadhesive buccal tablet form.

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Published

2015-07-10