Extemporaneous compounding and acceptability of orodispersible films as a paediatric dosage form

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CHAN, Sui Yung (National University Of Singapore, Pharmacy, Singapore, Singapore)
  • Co-author(s): Wen Chin Foo Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Alethea Xinyi Lim
    Han Hui Cheong Pharmacy, KK Women and Children's Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Sui Yung Chan
  • Abstract:

    Background

    To ensure safe and effective delivery of medications to children, age-appropriate dosage forms are necessary. Orodispersible films (ODFs) are designed to dissolve rapidly in the user’s saliva. 

    ODFs do not require measuring devices and are more  portable compared to liquids. Extemporaneous compounding of ODF provides individualised

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