Applications of Suspension

Applications of Suspension

1. Suspension is usually applicable for a drug that is insoluble or poorly soluble e.g. Prednisolone syrup. 

2. To prevent degradation of the drug or to remove stability of the drug e.g. Oxytetracycline suspension. 

3. To mask the bitter drug. e.g. Chloramphenicol palmitate. 

4. Topical application e.g. Calamine lotion is used. 

5. Parenteral applications for control rate of drug absorption e.g. Penicillin procaine. 

6. Vaccine as an immunizing agent e.g. Cholera vaccines. 

7. X-ray contrast agent e.g. Barium Sulfate for examining the alimentary canal.

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