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Nanotechnology for Oral Drug Delivery : From Concept to Applications / João Martins, Hélder Santos

Publication year: 2020

ISBN: 9780128180389

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Discusses the current challenges of oral drug delivery, broadly revising the different physicochemical barriers faced by nanotechnolgy-based oral drug delivery systems, and highlighting the challenges of improving intestinal permeability and drug absorption. Oral delivery is the most widely used form of drug administration due to ease of ingestion, cost effectiveness, and versatility, by allowing for the accommodation of different types of drugs, having the highest patient compliance.

Subject: Drug delivery, Oral drug delivery, Nanomaterials for oral drug administration, Orally delivered nanomedicines, Drug carriers, Pharmaceutical industry