• Insan Sunan Kurniawansyah Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy Padjadjaran University, Indonesia


Poor bioavailability is one of the most significant problem in the delivery of the ocular drug system. Ophtalmic ointments, solutions and suspensions are the most frequently used dosage forms to treat ocular disease, and their effectiveness as a drug are compromised by several limitations that lead to poor ocular bioavailability. In situ gel is one of the most promising strategy and solution to improve the ocular bioavailability of drugs. The purpose of this review is to discuss the formulation and characterization of in situ gel. This review is written based on the data or information obtained by using several search engines and several scientific journals, focused on Poloxamer 407 and Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose (HPMC) bases combination.

Keywords: In situ gel, ocular disease, bioavailability, poloxamer 407, HPMC.


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Kurniawansyah, I. S. (2020). A REVIEW ON POLOXAMER AND HYDROXY PROPYL METHYL CELLULOSE COMBINATION AS THERMORESPONSIVE POLYMERS IN NOVEL OPHTHALMIC IN SITU GEL FORMULATION AND THEIR CHARACTERIZATION. International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, 13(1). Retrieved from https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijap/article/view/39697
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