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Abstract

FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF METFORMIN HCL GASTRORETENTIVE FLOATING SUSTAINED RELEASED TABLET

Sagar Kishor Savale*, Prakash Mali, Vishnu Satpute and Siddhartha Savdekar

ABSTRACT

The Metformin HCL Gastroretentive Floating Sustained released Tablet is formulated by the Wet Granulation technique. This Tablet is containing both Effervescent as well as Non Effervescent system. The HPMC K 100 Swellable polymer is responsible for the Floating. (Non Effervescent system) and The Sodium Bicarbonate is responsible for the effervescent system. A combination of HPMC K 100 and Xanthum Gum shows better sustained release activity. The Prepared Gastroretentive Floating Sustained released Tablet is Evaluated In terms of bulk density, tapped density, angle of repose, Carr’s Index and, weight variation test, friability test and in vitro study, Total Floating Time. The result associated in Optimized batch is good to Satisfactory and having a good free flowing property. The weight variation and friability these values are within the pharmacopeia limit. The in vitro Dissolution studies shows Maximum percentage of release of drug (99.25) with in end of 8 Hours.

Keywords: Gastroretentive, Floating, Sustained released, Effervescent, Non effervescent.


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