Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002883
Title: Transdermal patches - A review
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Review Article
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    To review the effect of transdermal patches used for dental pain relief. Transdermal patches are medicated adhesive used as an analgesic. Its gaining popularity in modern medicine as it is a non-invasive, simple, painless, and convenient method of drug delivery. These patches ensure controlled absorption and uniform plasma drug concentration. Bioavailability of the dug is also improved as first-pass metabolism is avoided. There are various forms of transdermal patches that are available in practice today whose uses can be expanded. The main drawbacks of these patches are the local irritation and sensitivity caused at the site and also it’s expensive when compared to the other routes of drug delivery. The exploration of usage of transdermal patches can pay the way for new painless methods of drug delivery.

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    Sahana Kritivasan1 , T. Lakshmi 1 *, R. Pradeep Kumar2

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    1 Department of  Pharmacology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Public Health Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: T. Lakshmi, Department of Pharmacology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai – 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Sahana Kritivasan1 , T. Lakshmi 1 *, R. Pradeep Kumar2

    Title:Transdermal patches - A review
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (November [ Special Issue 3 ])
    Year:2018
    Page No: (3403-3406)
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Dental pain Management Pain Transdermal patches

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