Thin films are ideal dosage form for pediatric,generic,dysphagic,mentally challenged and bed ridden patients.These films are thin,flat,elegant,rectangular shaped dosage forms that can be delivered by either oral sublingual or buccal route.In the market, most of the available products are single layered and belong to category of orally dissolving films.A few belong to sublingual and buccal category.
It gives us immense pleasure in informing you that our product, 'Vitamin D3 Orally Disintegrating Strips 60,000 IU' has been approved for manufacturing and marketing in India (Form46) by DCG(I).
With this, the number of approved products in our basket is now Thirty-One. Now, ZIM can manufacture and market Vitamin D3 Orally Disintegrating Strips in two strengths 2000 and 60,000 IU.
Orally dissolving film dosage form has numerous advantages over the available dosage forms of Vitamin D3 in India, like, tablets, granules, powder, soft gelatine capsules, syrup, drops, etc. The advantages are -
a) These films are not required to be swallowed. These are simply placed on the tongue where they get dissolved instantaneously.
b) Unlike liquid dosage form, precision in dosage is there.
c) Thin flat, flexible films, individually packed in a sachet offer ease of handling, storage, transportation and administration to the consumer as compared to other solid and liquid dosage forms.
Fast dissolving oral films are thin & elegant films that dissolves instantaneously when kept on the tongue. These films do not require water for their administration. The films are instantly wettable, rapidly dissolving, non-sticky, non-tacky, and non-curving. As much as 100 mg of active drug can be loaded on these films. A patent application has already been filed in various countries. The technology has been registered with the name ‘Thinoral®’. It is suitable for delivery of thermo labile actives, also both solid and liquid drugs can be formulated into thin film delivery platform.The dosage form is ideal for special need patient population segment. There are many patients who can’t swallow their medicines. ZIM has so far developed about 30 products in Orally Disintegrating Films dosage form and many more are in pipeline. About ZIMLabs ZIM Laboratories Limited is an innovative drug delivery solutions providing company targeting patient convenience and adherence. It uses proprieta…