Enhancement of transdermal drug delivery: chemical and physical approaches.

  title={Enhancement of transdermal drug delivery: chemical and physical approaches.},
  author={Charles Asbill and Ayman El-Kattan and Bozena Michniak},
  journal={Critical reviews in therapeutic drug carrier systems},
  volume={17 6},
Transdermal drug delivery has been intensively studied over the last two decades because of the many advantages offered by this route of administration. However, the number of drugs used in transdermal drug delivery systems has been somewhat limited, in part resulting from the formidable barrier to drug permeation presented by the upper layer of the skin, the stratum corneum. In order to overcome this, different strategies have been implemented to render the skin more permeable to drugs. These… CONTINUE READING

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