132 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Pulsatile drug delivery system is defined as the rapid and transient release of certain amount of drug molecules within a short time period immediately after a predetermined off-release period, i.e., lag time. Oral controlled drug delivery systems represent the most popular form of controlled drug delivery systems. However, there are certain conditions for which such a release pattern is not suitable like cardiovascular diseases, Diabetes mellitus, Asthma, Arthritis, Peptic ulcer etc. In such cases pulsatile drug delivery system is used in which release drug on programmed pattern i.e. at appropriate time & at appropriate site of action. Various pulsatile technologies have been developed on the basis of methodologies, these includes ACCU-BREAK™, AQUALON, CODAS®, PRODAS®, SODAS®, MINITABS®, DIFFUCAPS®, OROS® etc. Designing of proper pulsatile drug delivery will enhance the patient compliance, optimum drug delivery to the target side & minimizing the undesired effects.