Gastrorentention: A Means to Address Regional Variability in Intestinal Drug Absorption

July 2, 2003
Arvind K. Bansal

Arvind K. Bansal is an associate professor at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Sector-67, Phase-X, S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab 160062, India, tel 191 0 172 2214682 87, fax 191 0 172 2214692.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-07-02-2003, Volume 27, Issue 7

The bioavailability and absorption of orally administered drugs can be improved by prolonging gastroretention through the use of floating, swelling, bioadhesive, or high-density systems.