Structure-activity Relationship of Chemical Penetration Enhan-cers in Transdermal Drug Delivery
- Characterization, in vitro release and permeation studies of nicotine transdermal patches prepared from deproteinized natural rubber latex blends. Suksaeree, Jirapornchai; Boonme, Prapaporn; Taweepreda, Wirach; Ritthidej, Garnpimol C.; Pichayakorn, Wiwat // Chemical Engineering Research & Design: Transactions of the Inst;Jul2012, Vol. 90 Issue 7, p906
The nicotine transdermal patches (NTPs) are available used for smoking cessation; however, they still should be developed for high efficacy and low cost. In this study, deproteinized natural rubber latex (DNRL) blended with hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose (HPMC) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) were...
- Critical role of PSAs in transdermal drug delivery. Barnhart, Scott; Carrig, Tom // Adhesives & Sealants Industry;Apr98, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p26
States that transdermal drug delivery patches which deliver medication through the skin are being embraced by the pharmaceutical industry and the public. Details on the 1970's introduction of the system; Indepth look at Transdermal drug-delivery systems (TDDS); Indication that patient...
- Ultrasound: Route of choice for meds in the future? Begany, Timothy // RN;Mar96, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p14
Provides information on a technique on sonophoresis, a method of transdermal drug delivery, which scientists hope will replace injections. What is involved in sonophoresis; What progress has been made.
- Transdermal drug delivery: Vehicle design and formulation. Pefile, Sibongile; Smith, Eric W. // South African Journal of Science;Apr97, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p147
Describes the properties of the delivery system most desirable for the formulation of transdermal drug delivery preparations. Rate of diffusion; Bioavailability of the drug under different physiological conditions; Factors to be taken into account for the formulation of semi-solids.
- Sound medicine. Dixon, Bernard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/14/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7011, p1030
Provides information on the medical benefits of transdermal drug delivery. Efforts by researchers to use chemicals to make the skin more permeable to various drugs; Sonophoresis.
- Transdermal patch helps control cancer pain. // Urology Times;Oct96, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p40
Focuses on cancer patients' satisfaction with transdermal fentanyl by Janssen.
- Skin Patches: New Warning Issued. // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);4/9/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p12
The article presents a medical warning on skin patches in the U.S.
- Transdermal drug delivery by coated microneedles: Geometry effects on effective skin thickness and drug permeability. Davidson, Adam; Al-Qallaf, Barrak; Das, Diganta Bhusan // Chemical Engineering Research & Design: Transactions of the Inst;Nov2008, Vol. 86 Issue 11, p1196
Although transdermal drug delivery has been used for about three decades, the range of therapeutics that are administered this way is limited by the barrier function of the stratum corneum (the top layer of skin). Microneedle arrays have been shown to increase the drug permeability in skin by...
- PUBLIC EYE. // Dermatology Times;Dec2003, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p58
Discusses topics in dermatology. Benefits of topical retinoids; Use of exfoliant to declog skin pores on the nose; Treatment for trichotillomania; Birth control patch; Use of light-emitting diodes to treat wrinkles.