Novel oral drug delivery systems for steroids: Overview and recent updates

Manikanta Sai Ganapa, Saurabh Shekhar Mhatre, Sushil Yadaorao Raut, Abhijeet Pandey, Guruprasad Kalthur, Srinivas Mutalik

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This review summarises the oral route of drug delivery of steroids. Oral drug delivery is widespread owing to its non-invasive nature which complements high patient compliance. This article summarises the problems associated with oral delivery of steroids including bioavailability. In this review, a brief description of the novel types of drug delivery systems of steroids such as microspheres, nanoparticles, solid lipid nanoparticles, multi-matrix tablets, pellet technology, liposomes are presented. The review also presents the latest innovations and advances that have been achieved in recent years.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-549
Number of pages9
JournalIndian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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