DOI: 10.21276/ajptr
Fri, 22 Mar 2019

A Review on Hard Candy Formulation Key Ingredient and Solution for Candy Processing Problems

Parepalli Srikanth1*, Madhusudan Rao. Y2, Shravan Kumar Y3

1. Department of Pharmaceutics, Vaagdevi College of Pharmacy, Warangal, India

2. Director of Vaagdevi colleges of pharmacy, Warangal, India

3. Faculty Department of Pharmaceutics, Vaagdevi College of Pharmacy, Warangal.


Hard candies are experiencing a renewed popularity as a means of delivering many different drug products. They are used for patients who cannot swallow solid oral dosage forms as well as for medications designed to be released slowly to yield a constant level of drug in the oral cavity or to bathe the throat tissues in a solution of the drug. Knowledge on the formulation parameters as well as the process of cooking parameters such as concentration of corn syrup as well as type of corn syrup, temperature of cooking, moisture content type of cooking vessel helpful in solving the problems, Elegance is out most important parameter for candies as this parameter helps in improving patient compliance. So elegance of the candy can be increased by optimizing the formulation as well as process parameters which in turn helpful in enhancing the stability of the dosage form.

Keywords: Corn syrup, Elegance, Stability, Patient Compliance.

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