Powder properties and their influence on dry powder inhaler delivery of an antitubercular drug

@article{Sethuraman2002PowderPA,
  title={Powder properties and their influence on dry powder inhaler delivery of an antitubercular drug},
  author={Vasu V. Sethuraman and Anthony JR Hickey},
  journal={AAPS PharmSciTech},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={7-16}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine if aerosol delivery of drug loaded microparticles to lungs infected withMycobacterium tuberculosis may be achieved by predicting dispersion of dry powders through knowledge of particle surface properties. Particle sizes of rifampicin-loaded poly(lactide-co-glycolide) microparticles (R-PLGA), rifampicin alone, and lactose and maltodextrin carrier particles (bulk and 75-125-μm sieved fractions) were determined by electron microscopy for the projected… CONTINUE READING
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