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Advanced Drug Delivery Systems for Colonic Disorders

1st Edition - November 4, 2023

Editors: Harish Dureja, Raimar Loebenberg, Sachin Kumar Singh, Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran, Kamal Dua

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 4 0 4 4 - 0
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 4 0 4 5 - 7

Advanced Drug Delivery Systems for Colonic Disorders presents state-of-the-art methods for targeted drug delivery to the colon. These methods can prolong drug half-lives, improve b… Read more

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Advanced Drug Delivery Systems for Colonic Disorders presents state-of-the-art methods for targeted drug delivery to the colon. These methods can prolong drug half-lives, improve bioavailability, optimize pharmacokinetics, and reduce medication dosing frequency. Chapters allow readers to not only become familiar with advancements, but also understand concepts by providing illustrations, figures, and informative tables. Contents cover an overview of colonic diseases, the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved, current and traditional therapeutic approaches, biomaterials, oral drug delivery methods, targeted drug delivery, nutraceuticals and herbal medicine approaches, prebiotics, probiotics and symbiotics, nanomedicine approaches, and the status of clinical trials.

This book is the perfect resources for researchers in pharma, biomaterials, and nutrition to help familiarize them with new and upcoming therapeutic methods. Research physicians in GI can also benefit from reading this book for its clinical applications.