Rajesh Asija*, Deepak Sharma, Haresh Nirmal
Department of Pharmaceutics, Maharishi Arvind Institute of Pharmacy, Mansarovar, Jaipur, India
Proniosomes are promising drug carriers and are more advantageous than the conventional niosomes and liposomes. Proniosomes is dry formulation non ionic surfactants coated carriers and can be converted into noisome immediately before use by hydration. Approaches to stabilize niosomal drug delivery system without affecting its properties of merits have resulted in the development of the promising drug carrier proniosomes. These proniosome-derived niosomes are as good as or even better than conventional niosomes. This review article is focusing on different aspects related to proniosomes such as advantages, preparation, characterization, applications and merits of proniosome.
Key words: Proniosomes, niosomes, preparation, characterization, applications