Spray dried drug delivery systems for ileo-colonic targeting

Introduction: Colon drug delivery system has witnessed a huge interest for developing drugs for local treatment. Colonic region is important for drug delivery and absorption. The benefits include low enzymatic activity, high residence time and treatment of colonic disorders such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease, carcinoma and several infections. In order to design a colonic drug delivery system, factors such as colon pH, colonic microflora, transit time and drug absorption should be considered.

Author(s): Klesta Durraj

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