• RIZKA KHOIRUNNISA GUNTINA Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjajaran, Jatinangor, Indonesia 45363
  • IYAN SOPYAN Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjajaran, Jatinangor, Indonesia 45363, Center of Drug Development, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjajaran, Jatinangor, Indonesia 45363
  • ADE ZUHROTUN Department of Biological Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjajaran, Jatinangor, Indonesia 45363




Drug delivery system, Extract, Evaluation, Matrix


A drug delivery system is a system in which a drug is released from a pharmaceutical dosage form to achieve the desired pharmacological effect. The system consists of conventional and new drug delivery systems. In the new drug delivery system, polymers are used as a matrix. The aim of this article is to find out and understand the formulation and evaluation of natural ingredients that have anticancer activity with different dosage forms and the basis for developing these dosages. Journal searches in this review came from primary data sources on the internet. Journal searches were carried out using a search engine such as Google Scholar, PubMed, and ScienceDirect. In recent years, natural products, such as extract, fraction, and isolate, are getting attention to help treat cancer. Because of their low solubility and bioavailability, the effectiveness tends to be lower than synthetic drugs. Therefore, a dosage form with a new drug delivery system was made to overcome the problem. The dosage forms commonly made are patch, suspension, powder, and emulsion with a new drug delivery system. To ensure the product that has been made met the requirements, they need to be evaluated with various methods like In vitro Study, morphology study, particle size study, and others. Cancer treatment using the natural product can be delivered through several dosage forms like patch, suspension, powder, and emulsion, with specific formulation and manufacturing methods based on several considerations such as natural ingredients properties, dosage form selection, excipient properties, and the purpose of the formulation. Dosage forms that has been made are then evaluated using several evaluation methods.


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How to Cite

GUNTINA, R. K., SOPYAN, I., & ZUHROTUN, A. (2021). A REVIEW: ANTI-CANCER NATURAL PRODUCT DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM DOSAGE FORM AND EVALUATION. International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, 13(4), 41–51. https://doi.org/10.22159/ijap.2021.v13s4.43815



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