ORAL VIAL WITH PLUNGER AND TEAR OFF CAP (VPTC) IS AN ALTERNATIVE DOSAGE FORM FOR DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS


Ruba Kello

Abstract


"Oral vial with plunger and tear off cap" (VPTC) is introduced as a novel dosage form to combine the advantages of liquid dosages with those of solid dosages and to ensure the quality of the product at the time of administration. It is ideal for minerals, vitamins, plant extracts, proteins, amino acids, prebiotics and probiotics. This present review highlights the advantages of the dosage form VPTC, a full description of it, formulation development, some marketed preparations and some common designs of dispensing caps in the world.


Keywords


Dispensing cap, Dietary supplement, VPTC, Tear off cap, Oral vial, Smart Delivery Cap

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Title

ORAL VIAL WITH PLUNGER AND TEAR OFF CAP (VPTC) IS AN ALTERNATIVE DOSAGE FORM FOR DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS

Keywords

Dispensing cap, Dietary supplement, VPTC, Tear off cap, Oral vial, Smart Delivery Cap

Date

01-10-2016

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Journal of Critical Reviews
Vol 3, Issue 4, 2016 Page: 6-10

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2394-5125

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Ruba Kello
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Aleppo, Syria
Syrian Arab Republic


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