Transdermal non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents.

  title={Transdermal non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents.},
  author={Rodney Grahame},
  journal={The British journal of clinical practice},
  volume={49 1},
  • Rodney Grahame
  • Published 1995 in The British journal of clinical practice
Concern over the scale of morbidity associated with the use of oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), particularly in the elderly, has led to the development of alternative strategies for the relief of musculoskeletal and joint pain. One such is to explore the possibility of formulations that bypass the gastrointestinal tract that has proved so vulnerable to the prostaglandin inhibitory effects of NSAIDs. The success of transdermal absorption of such drugs as nicotine, oestrogens… CONTINUE READING


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