Processing difficulties and instability of carbohydrate microneedle arrays

Ryan F Donnelly, Desmond I J Morrow, Thakur R R Singh, Katarzyna Migalska, Paul A McCarron, Conor O'Mahony, A David Woolfson

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A number of reports have suggested that many of the problems currently associated with the use of microneedle (MN) arrays for transdermal drug delivery could be addressed by using drug-loaded MN arrays prepared by moulding hot melts of carbohydrate materials.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1242-1254
Number of pages13
JournalDrug Development and Industrial Pharmacy
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmacology

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