DOI: 10.21276/ajptr
Thu, 20 Jun 2019

Approaches in Technologies of Taste Masking of Oral Dosage Forms


Lakshmi Radhika.G*1, Snehalatha1, B. Shiva Kumar2


1. Department of Pharmaceutics, SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga-577502, Karnataka, India.

2. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, BLDEA’S college of Pharmacy, Bijapur, Karnataka, India.


Many oral dosage forms, bulking agents and beverage products have unpleasant taste. The bitter taste is an undesirable trait of the product or formulations and can considerably affects its acceptability by consumer. So, they should be formulated in a palatable form. Bitter taste in such systems can be reduced or eliminated by various methods, but no universally applicable technologies are yet recognized. This article is about the discussion of recent approaches for minimizing the unpleasant taste for oral pharmaceuticals.


Key words: Taste masking, Eudragit.

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