FORMULATION AND PHYTOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF ANTIDIABETIC COMPRESSED TABLET LOZENGES FROM ACACIA ARABICA : A REVIEWAbstract
Acacia arabica, commonly known as Babool is a multipurpose tree. AS the world is turning back towards the herbal drug, it is the need of the Hour to re-evaluate the knowledge of traditional medicine through extensive review. The use of herbal drugs to prevent and treat various health ailments has been in practice from time immemorial. Acacia arabica has been reported to be effective against a variety of diseases, including diabetes, skin disease, and, most concerning with cancer. Different parts of the plant viz., Gum, Bark, Leaves, Flowers, Seeds, and Pods, are used as medicine among various ethnic and rural societies. The study’s goal was to supply slow-release medicament for the treatment of diabetes by formulating antidiabetic compressed tablet lozenges from Acacia arabica. There is still a demand for new dosage forms that act effectively despite various other dosages such as powder, tablets, and injectables being available in the market. So the lozenges are the new and innovative way for drug delivery to provide a synergistic effect. The increased retention time of dosage form in the oral cavity is the major advantage of the medicated lozenges. This leads to increased bioavailability and reduction in gastric irritation and bypass.
Savita Parit *, Poonam Chougule and Sachin Kumar Patil
Ashokrao Mane College of Pharmacy, Peth-Vadgaon Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India.
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