Floating Drug Delivery System

Systematic Reviews in Pharmacy,2011,2,1,19-29.
Published:Jan, 2011
Type:Review Article

Floating Drug Delivery System

Tamizharasi S, Rathi V, Rathi JC

Department of Pharmaceutics, Nandha College of Pharmacy, Erode – 638 052, Tamil Nadu, India


The purpose of writing this review to compile the current technological development of floating drug delivery system (FDDS), advantages and future potential for oral controlled drug delivery. The review includes various approaches which are currently utilized in the prolongation of the gastric residence time (GRT) and their classification. This review also summarizes various in vitro and in vivo techniques to evaluate the performance and application of these systems.