NANOPARTICLES: A PROMISING DRUG DELIVERY APPROACH


Renu Kadian

Abstract


 

 Nanoparticles are particles having a size range of 1 and 100 nanometers, defined as a small object behaving as a complete unit with respect to the drug transport and therapeutic properties. They have several advantages such as improvement in the intracellular infiltration, enhanced hydrophobic solubility, and circulation time of the drug. They reduce non-specific uptake and side effects of the conventional drug delivery systems. Nanoparticles offer more effective and convenient routes of administration (oral, pulmonary, parenteral, and transdermal) and used for drug delivery for treatment of cancer, diabetes, pain, asthma, allergy, infections, and so on. They allow targeted delivery and controlled release of the drug. Further research on their mechanism of action to meet better stability of nanoparticles in the biological system could be done.


Keywords


Nanoparticles, Drug Delivery, Targeted Delivery, Bioavailability, Stability

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Title

NANOPARTICLES: A PROMISING DRUG DELIVERY APPROACH

Topics

PHARMACY

Keywords

Nanoparticles, Drug Delivery, Targeted Delivery, Bioavailability, Stability

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2018.v11i1.22035

Date

01-01-2018

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Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 11 Issue 1 January 2018 Page: 30-35

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0974-2441

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2455-3891

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Renu Kadian
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PDM College of Pharmacy, Bahadurgarh, Jajjhar Haryana, India
India


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