Transdermal iontophoresis. Part I: Basic principles and considerations.

  title={Transdermal iontophoresis. Part I: Basic principles and considerations.},
  author={Vinod B Nair and Omathanu Pillai and Ramarao Poduri and Ramesh V. Panchagnula},
  journal={Methods and findings in experimental and clinical pharmacology},
  volume={21 2},
The skin has increasingly become a route for the delivery of drugs with a range of compounds being considered for transdermal delivery generating a great deal of interest in this area of research. The passive delivery of most compounds across the skin is limited due to the barrier properties afforded by stratum corneum, the outermost layer of the skin. Transdermal iontophoresis is an effective technique for physically facilitating the transport of permeants across the skin by using… CONTINUE READING