STARCH AS AN MATERIAL FOR DRUG DELIVERY
Starch is most easily and widely available natural polymer. It has various applications in normal day to day life. Pharmaceutically starch from various sources such as maize, corn, potato, cassava and sago etc are widely used for various purposes. Various derivatives of starch such as sodium starch glucolate etc are well known excipients used in pharmaceutical industry. This review deals with few of the pharmaceutical applications of starch.