Inayathulla1*, Mohammed Gulzar Ahmed2, Prakash Goudnavar3
1Department of Pharmaceutics, Farooqia College of Pharmacy, Mysore-570021, India
2Deparment of Pharmaceutics, Yenapoya college of Pharmacy, Yenapoya University, Mangalore, India
3Department of Pharmaceutics, Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, B.G. Nagara-571448, Karnataka, India
Objective: The aim of the study is to determine the market potential for in-situ gel containing antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory agent.
Methodology: The data obtained from market research carried out by self-administered questionnaire method and personal interview with dentists and pharmacists in Mysore area.
Results: The study revealed that there is an enormous potential for oral local application containing antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory agents in periodontal disease. The results of data analysis study are; it was found that 80% of dentists treat periodontal disease patients with antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drug; and 48% of dentists treats periodontal disease patients with doxycycline and metronidazole; 40% of dentists consider aceclofenac is better for periodontal disease; majority of dentists (60%) preferred local application containing antibiotics and anti-inflammatory agents as a route of administration of in periodontal disease; majority of dentists (80%) prescribe metronidazole oral local application for periodontal disease; and 60% of dentists preferred the local application containing newer classes of broad spectrum antibiotics consider better in periodontal disease.
Conclusion: Overall, the findings from dentists and pharmacists were similar for antibiotics and anti-inflammatory agents with commonly prescribed drugs are aceclofenac, doxycycline and metronidazole for periodontal disease. The local application containing newer classes of broad spectrum antibiotics consider better in periodontal disease This study concluded to have promising potential research to develop in-situ gel containing anti-microbial & anti-inflammatory agents with various combinations.
Keywords: Anti-microbial, Anti-inflammatory, Periodontal disease
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|Inayathulla, Ahmed GM, Goudnavar P. Evaluation of Market Potential for In-Situ Gel Containing Antimicrobial And Anti-Inflammatory Agent In Periodontal Disease, The International Journal of Therapeutics 2018; 1(1): 66-74.|
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