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Wound healing dressings and drug delivery systems: a review.
The variety of wound types has resulted in a wide range of wound dressings with new products frequently introduced to target different aspects of the wound healing process. The ideal dressing shouldExpand
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In vitro drug release studies of polymeric freeze-dried wafers and solvent-cast films using paracetamol as a model soluble drug.
Drug dissolution and release characteristics from freeze-dried wafers and solvent-cast films prepared from sodium carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) have been investigated to determine the mechanisms ofExpand
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Synchrotron X-ray investigations into the lamellar gel phase formed in pharmaceutical creams prepared with cetrimide and fatty alcohols.
Semisolid liquid paraffin-in-water emulsions (aqueous creams) prepared from cetrimide/fatty alcohol mixed emulsifiers, and ternary systems formed by dispersing the mixed emulsifier in controlledExpand
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A Comparative Study of Transmembrane Diffusion and Permeation of Ibuprofen across Synthetic Membranes Using Franz Diffusion Cells
Synthetic membranes used in Franz diffusion cells for topical formulation quality assessment should provide least resistance to drug diffusion. In this study, the diffusion rates of ibuprofen acrossExpand
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Validation of a Static Franz Diffusion Cell System for In Vitro Permeation Studies
Over the years, in vitro Franz diffusion experiments have evolved into one of the most important methods for researching transdermal drug administration. Unfortunately, this type of testing oftenExpand
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Development and mechanical characterization of solvent-cast polymeric films as potential drug delivery systems to mucosal surfaces
Solvent-cast films from three polymers, carboxymethylcellulose (CMC), sodium alginate (SA), and xanthan gum, were prepared by drying the polymeric gels in air. Three methods, (a) passive hydration,Expand
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The influence of drug partition coefficient on follicular penetration: in vitro human skin studies.
The aim of this study was to employ the novel skin sandwich system in order to quantify the influence of the octanol-water partition coefficient on follicular drug absorption in human skin. To thisExpand
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Lyophilised wafers as a drug delivery system for wound healing containing methylcellulose as a viscosity modifier.
Lyophilised wafers have potential as drug delivery systems for suppurating wounds. A dual series of wafers made from low molecular weight sodium alginate (SA) and xanthan gum (XG) respectively,Expand
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The relevance of polymeric synthetic membranes in topical formulation assessment and drug diffusion study
Synthetic membranes are composed of thin sheets of polymeric macromolecules that can control the passage of components through them. Generally, synthetic membranes used in drug diffusion studies haveExpand
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Comparison of the in vitro release characteristics of mucosal freeze-dried wafers and solvent-cast films containing an insoluble drug
Drug release characteristics of freeze-dried wafers and solvent-cast films prepared from sodium carboxymethylcellulose have been investigated and compared. In vitro drug dissolution studies wereExpand
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