volume 269, issue 1, P101-108 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.09.036
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Abstract: Compression coating has been found to be useful for colonic drug delivery. The aim of the present investigation was to design a formulation with a considerably reduced coat weight and gum concentration for colonic delivery of 5-fluorouracil for the treatment of colorectal cancer. Rapidly disintegrating core tablets containing 50 mg of 5-fluorouracil were prepared and compression coating with 175 mg of granules containing a mixture of xanthan gum (XG) and guar gum (GG) in varying proportions was done. With this…

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