Table 3: Mucoadhesion characteristics for film or drug loaded (paracetamol or amoxicillin) films (mean ± SD ( )).

Formulation Stickiness (N)Work of adhesion (N mm)Cohesiveness (mm)

CAR : CMC : GLY40.38 ± 1.644.23 ± 3.91.64 ± 0.3
SA : CMC : GLY38.56 ± 0.637.09 ± 6.91.18 ± 0.3
CAR : CMC : GLY + paracetamol 39.36 ± 0.845.04 ± 4.31.39 ± 0.2
SA : CMC : GLY + amoxicillin38.14 ± 0.528.57 ± 5.60.94 ± 0.3