Taste Masking of Oral Pharmaceutics: A Review
Taste, texture and smell are the crucial factors in development of oral dosage forms. Taste is a factor which influences product quality and hence affects the therapeutic value, compliance, and acceptance of the patient, and so taste masking of obnoxious drugs is important as most of them are administered orally. This reason is an initiative for the development of various taste masking technologies through which the characteristics of the dosage form is improved. The main objective of this review is to explore taste masking and its various methodologies for increasing palatability for oral pharmaceuticals along with evaluation.
Shuruti Roy*, Riddhi Upadhyay, Jigar Vyas, Umesh Upadhyay