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Respiratory Drug Delivery

What is Aerosol Therapy?

Aerosol Therapy

What is Aerosol Therapy?

Aerosol Therapy is an efficient drug administration method to treat respiratory disease such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and asthma. Currently over 25 drug substances can be administered through aerosol therapy1

There are many advantages for Aerosol Therapy including the following1

  • It is needle free 
  • Requires a low oral dose of the drug 
  • Decreases the risk of side effects since the drug delivery is targeted 
  • Quicker response to the drug due to fast absorption of the drug 

References

1. DRUG DELIVERY TO RESPIRATORY SYSTEM Presented by: P.Venkatesh M.Pharmacy 2nd semester Dept. Of Pharmaceutics H.T.No-12TK6S0312 SVS Group Of Institutions SVS School Of Pharmacy 1 12TK6S0312