Development of pectin/chitosan matrix tablets for colonic delivery of dexamethasone.
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: MORTADA, Nahed (Pharmacy Faculty AinShams University, Pharmaceutics, Cairo, Egypt)
- Co-author(s): Abd ElHady (Pharmacy Faculty AinShams University, CAIRO, Egypt)
Khairy (ADCO, CAIRO, Egypt)
Coucha (Pharmacy Faculty AinShams University, CAIRO, Egypt)
Aim: Development of pectin:chitosan (P:C) based matrix tablets for colonic delivery of dexamethasone. Methods: Pectin and chitosan were mixed in different ratios viz 2:1, 6:1and 10:1 P:C. In vitro release studies were done in pHs 1.2, 5.5, 7.4 and 6.8. The tablets were investigated concerning the % matrix erosion, the % water uptake and the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.