• Ruba Kello Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Aleppo, Syria


"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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Kello, R. (2016). ORAL VIAL WITH PLUNGER AND TEAR OFF CAP (VPTC) IS AN ALTERNATIVE DOSAGE FORM FOR DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 3(4), 6-10. Retrieved from https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/jcr/article/view/14417
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