iontophoresis


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iontophoresis

 [i-on″to-fo-re´sis]
the introduction of ions of soluble salts into the body by an electric current. adj., adj iontophoret´ic.

i·on·to·pho·re·sis

(ī-on'tō-fōr-ē'sis),
Introduction into the tissues, by means of an electric current, of the ions of a chosen medicament.
[ion + G. phorēsis, a carrying]

iontophoresis

/ion·to·pho·re·sis/ (i-on″to-fah-re´sis) the introduction of ions of soluble salts into the body by means of electric current.iontophoret´ic

iontophoresis

(ī-ŏn′tə-fə-rē′sĭs)
n.
The use of an electric current to transport an ionized substance, especially a drug, through the skin.

i·on′to·pho·ret′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.

iontophoresis

[ī·on′tōfôrē′·sis]
Etymology: Gk, ion, going, pherein, to carry
the introduction of ions of soluble salts into the tissues by direct current. Also called galvanoionization, ionophoresis [ī·ō′nō-] , medical ionization.

iontophoresis

Therapeutics A type of transcutaneous drug delivery in which electric current is applied to the skin to enhance absorption of large polar or hydrophilic molecules and peptides–eg, insulin, and control therapeutic delivery. See Transcutaneous drug delivery. Cf Phonophoresis.

ion·to·pho·re·sis

(ī-on'tō-fŏr-ē'sis)
The introduction, by means of electric current, of ions of soluble substances into tissue for therapeutic purposes.
Synonym(s): ionization (3) .
[ion + G. phorēsis, a carrying]

iontophoresis

A little-used method of applying medication to the tissues in ionic form by means of electrodes to which an electric current is applied.

iontophoresis

introduction of drug into tissues by use of electric current

ion·to·pho·re·sis

(ī-on'tō-fŏr-ē'sis)
Introduction into tissues, by electric current, of ions of a medicament.
[ion + G. phorēsis, a carrying]

iontophoresis (īon´tōfôrē´sis),

n the application, by means of an appropriate electrode, of a galvanic current to an ionizable agent in contact with a surface to hasten the movement into the tissue of the ion of opposite charge to that of the electrode. See also ionization.

iontophoresis

the introduction of ions of soluble salts into the body by an electric current as a form of therapy.
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However, the development in science and engineering lead to utilized chemical enhancers and other methods like iontophoresis and ultrasound to deliver the other drugs transdermally which was impossible to pass via passive diffusion.
For example, the first patient with PF was assigned to the iontophoresis group (IG), the second patient with PF to the placebo iontophoresis group (PIG), and so on.
Compliance with tap water iontophoresis in patients with palmoplantar hyperhidrosis.
Some evidence was found to support the efficacy of Cervitec Plus, SE Bond & Protect Liner F, lasers and 2% NaF iontophoresis treatments with effects lasting between 3 months and 6 months.
Iontophoresis is the application of, physiologically active ions through the skin using continuous direct current.
The stimulation of localized sweating is induced by iontophoresis of pilocarpine.
Various treatment options available are topical applications like aluminium chloride, glutaraldehyde and glycopyrronium bromide, iontophoresis with tap water or anticholinergics, botulinum toxin injections, systemic anticholinergic drugs or sympathectomy.
There is immediate reduction in sensitivity after treatment with iontophoresis.
The topics include the permeability of the nail plate, approaches to enhancing ungual and trans-ungual drug delivery, hydration-controlled nail system for evaluating topical formulations and a novel nail sampling device, trans-ungual iontophoresis and physical drug delivery enhancement, the pharmacokinetics of drugs in the nail apparatus, and the photodynamic therapy of nail diseases.
They are using iontophoresis to deliver EGP-437, a dexamethasone phosphate ophthalmic solution to the eye for acute anterior uveitis.
Objectives: This study presents the development of a portable drug delivery device using an iontophoresis method to treat the androgenetic alopecia with in-vitro experiment.