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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2020, Volume : 13, Issue : 1
First page : ( 481) Last page : ( 484)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00093.1

A Review on Medicated Chewing Gum and its Role in Mouth Ulcers

Indhumathi S.1,*, Kumar K. Siva2

1Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, DR. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, Vellapanchavadi, Chennai-77

2Department of R & D, Taoka Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd, MEPZ, Tambaram, Chennai-45

*Corresponding Author E-mail: indhu_ganapathi@yahoo.com

Online published on 24 February, 2020.


Chewing gums are mobile drug delivery systems. The extract of the herbal medicines can be incorporated in the chewing gum and can be used in the treatment of mouth ulcers. It was concluded that chewing gum is an excellent drug delivery system for self-medication as it is convenient and can be administered directly without water and they contain one or more active substances which are released by chewing and are intended to be used for local treatment of mouth diseases or systemic delivery after absorption through the buccal mucosa. Natural gum base which is economical, safe, environment friendly used in the treatment of various mouth diseases.



Medicated Chewing Gum, Mouth ulcer, Oral Drug Delivery System, Sapota.


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