Volume : 3, Issue : 3, AUG 2019


Somya Sah, Priyanka, Chitra Gupta


Amongst the diverse routes of drug delivery, oral route is the most desirable to patient and clinician. Peroral administration of drugs has various disadvantages such as first pass metabolism and enzymatic degradation within the GI tract, that prohibit oral administration of certain classes of drugs especially peptides and proteins. Consequently, other absorptive mucosa are considered as potential sites for drug administration. Transmucosal routes of drug delivery offer distinct advantages over peroral administration for systemic drug delivery.


Buccal drug delivery, Oral mucosa, Mucoadhesion, Bioadhesive, Mucoadhesive.

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