Star-Shaped Capsule Can Deliver Medicine For Weeks After Swallowing

Star-Shaped Capsule Can Deliver Medicine For Weeks After Swallowing

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An oral capsule that unfolds into a star shape once it enters the stomach can deliver long-acting malaria protection that might offer a new weapon against the disease, and there's hope that the new drug
17 Nov 2016 - General
Wah, what a delivery, what a design, what a mode. Superb. I have never seen this research before. Drug delivery is very complicated when it comes to 24hr means about sustained and extended release dosage forms. But very surprised for delivering for a week and for a month also. This is very advantageous for people who takes a long term medication of same drug, we need not to remember taking drug and high patients compliance for oral route. But dose dumping chances should be very very challenging ...
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This is a great invention. The pharmacokinetics of a drug plays a huge role in the effects the drug brings to the body. It is very difficult to allow a drug to be absorbed into the blood stream and reach the target organs without being broken down at various places in the gastrointestinal tract. Some of these medications require frequent administration and can be associated with debilitating gastrointestinal side effects. A capsule that remains in the gastrointestinal tract that delivers drugs i...
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