The vagina as a route for systemic drug delivery.

@article{Hussain2005TheVA,
  title={The vagina as a route for systemic drug delivery.},
  author={Alamdar Hussain and Fakhrul Ahsan},
  journal={Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={
          301-13
        }
}
Exhaustive efforts have been made toward the administration of drugs, via alternative routes, that are poorly absorbed after the oral administration. The vagina as a route of drug delivery has been known since ancient times. In recent years, the vaginal route has been rediscovered as a potential route for systemic delivery of peptides and other therapeutically important macromolecules. However, successful delivery of drugs through the vagina remains a challenge, primarily due to the poor… CONTINUE READING
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