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ACTA Pharmaceutica Sciencia 2024 , Vol 62 , Num 3
Effects of the tablets" organoleptic properties on patients" compliance
Musaab SAADA 1 Nur Sertap ÜRGÜP 1 Fatih BAKIRTAS 1 Gülseren ÇIRBAN 1
1 Girne American University, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Kyrenia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
DOI : 10.23893/1307-2080.APS6244 This study aimed to investigate the effect of the organoleptic properties of tablets on patient compliance. A multidisciplinary approach is necessary to develop drugs that are suitable for each population and to ensure drug optimization. According to this, the patient"s opinion should be sought. A personal interview (face-to-face) method was used for this study. Participants were asked seven questions about tablet shape, size, color, flavor, and coating. The target population for this study was chosen from five different age groups, and from each age group, fifty males and fifty females participated. As a result of this study, when all the responses were analyzed, the oval tablet shape, eight millimetres tablet size, white tablet color, tasteless tablet, and coated tablet were preferred. This study concluded which organoleptic properties of tablets were most preferred by different categories of patients. Keywords : tablet, organoleptic, patient compliance, patient preferences, survey

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