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Many promising therapeutic agents are limited by their inability to reach the systemic circulation, due to the excellent barrier properties of biological membranes, such as the stratum corneum ( SC ) of the skin or the sclera/cornea of the eye and others. The outermost layer of the skin, the SC ,...
Novel itraconazole (ITZ)-loaded liposomes (ITZ-LPs) were prepared and their pharmacokinetics and biodistribution were assessed in comparison with commercial formulations (ITZ-CD). The ITZ-LPs were prepared by thin-film hydration method and the physicochemical characterizations of the ITZ-LPs were...
In this work, the design and evaluation of a colonic drug delivery system containing mesalamine (M) is presented. The main goal was to enable M to reach the first part of the colon, where the drug could then be released. To facilitate this, a tablet core was coated with two thin layers. The first...