Adding Flavors to the pediatric tablets and Antibiotics without minimizing its medical action

International Journal of Pharmacy and Biomedical Engineering
© 2014 by SSRG - IJPBE Journal
Volume 1 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : L.Ragunathan and Dr.A.Sureshkumar
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L.Ragunathan and Dr.A.Sureshkumar, "Adding Flavors to the pediatric tablets and Antibiotics without minimizing its medical action," SSRG International Journal of Pharmacy and Biomedical Engineering, vol. 1,  no. 1, pp. 7-9, 2014. Crossref,


The taking of tablets and capsules is more irritating because of its taste or flavor; generally, medications are more bitter. The tablets' taste or flavor depends on the ingredients of the tablets, such as the chemical contents of the tablets and capsules. With the palatability formulation improvements, the taste of tablets and capsules can change without changes in its ingredients and actions. This method provides effective medication reach ability to the children and some hated by the medications. The flavors are used to compress the bitter taste of the tablets and capsules. This approach aims to increase the effective medication for the children and some people who hate medicines.


Taste masking, Taste receptors, palatability formulation, palatability antibiotics


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