Drug Designing: Open Access

Drug Designing: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2169-0138

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M. Sunitha Reddy

Department of Pharmaceutics, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, Telangana, India

  • Review Article   
    Development of Multi Unit Pellet System (MUPS) in Capsule
    Author(s): Y. Sai Sruthi* and M. Sunitha Reddy

    Capsules are the single unit dosage forms that are used for the immediate release of the drug into the systemic circulation. Now a day’s capsules are modified to deliver the drug as controlled, modified, delayed release dosage form. Most commonly used controlled release form of capsules is filled by mini tablets, mini capsules, pellets, powders, liquids and semi solids. There are two types of capsules they are soft and hard gelatin capsules, soft are used for the filling semisolids and liquids and hard are used for the filling pellets, tablets, capsules and powders. MUPS (Multi-Unit Pellet System) are the multi particulate pellet formulation that can be administered as tablet or capsules these after administration get disintegrated and covert into their sub unit so they show the combine advantage of tablets and capsules. MUPS are prepared by the pelletizatio.. View More»

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