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Current Pharmaceutical Design


ISSN (Print): 1381-6128
ISSN (Online): 1873-4286

Review Article

Nanotechnology: Revolutionizing the Science of Drug Delivery

Author(s): Mohini Mishra, Pramod Kumar*, Jitendra Singh Rajawat, Ruchi Malik, Gitanjali Sharma and Amit Modgil*

Volume 24 , Issue 43 , 2018

Page: [5086 - 5107] Pages: 22

DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190206222415

Price: $65


Growing interest in the field of nanotechnology has led to its emergence in the field of medicine too. Nanomedicines encompass the various medical tools, diagnostic agents and the drug delivery vehicles being evolved with the advancements in the aura of nanotechnology. This review emphasizes on providing a cursory literature on the past events that led to the procession of nanomedicines, various novel drug delivery systems describing their structural features along with the pros and cons associated with them and the nanodrugs that made a move to the clinical practice. It also focuses on the need of the novel drug delivery systems and the challenges faced by the conventional drug delivery systems.

Keywords: Aquasomes, bilosomes, dendrimers, inorganic nanoparticles, liposomes, micelles, nanomedicine.

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