Some of the Advantages and Disadvantages of Tablets are given below

Tablet dosage form has number of potential advantages over the other solid dosage forms as well as liquid dosage forms such as:

Advantages

Tablet dosage form has number of potential advantages over the other solid dosage forms as well as liquid dosage forms such as:

1. Unit dosage form (dosage accuracy). 2. Compactness of dosage. 3. Easy to swallow. 4. Highly soluble. 4. Flexibility of dosage form. 5. Easy to prepare. 6. Economic for packaging, shipping and storage.

Disadvantages

1. Highly amorphous substances are very difficult to compress.

2. Poor wetting and slow dissolution drugs can not be placed in the form of tablets.

3. Objectionable odor, bitter tasting and humectant substances need special treatment for compression.