volume 277, issue 1-2, P173-178 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.10.040
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Abstract: Bioadhesive buccal tablet formulations for delivery of nicotine into the oral cavity were developed. Carbomer (Carbopol)974P NF) (CP) and alginic acid sodium salt (NaAlg) were used as bioadhesive polymers in combination with hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) at different ratios. Magnesium carbonate was incorporated into the formulations as a pH increasing agent. In vitro release and bioadhesion studies were performed on the developed tablets. In the formulations containing CP:HPMC, the NHT released increase…

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