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transdermal patch

n.
A medicated adhesive pad that is placed on the skin to deliver a timed-release dose of medication through the skin into the bloodstream. Also called skin patch.

transdermal

across the skin, particularly with reference to the absorption of drugs applied topically for systemic effect.

transdermal patch
a drug-impregnated adhesive patch applied to the skin for controlled release of the active compound. See also fentanyl.
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4), the most difficult cases are early PB cases with one or two pale patches on the skin; another difficult group (especially if skin smears are not available) are early MB cases with very vague skin patches and no loss of sensation.
Created as an alternate route of administration to improve patient compliance and reduce prescription drug side effects, skin patches are rapidly becoming an important consumer healthcare product category.
com/research/29914c/transdermal_skin_p) has announced the addition of the "Transdermal Skin Patches - Markets and Opportunities" report to their offering.
Vitiligo is a condition that leads to pale skin patches that lack pigment and burn easily - leading to an assumed increased risk of skin cancer, reports the BBC.
ORAL HRT more than doubles a woman's risk of blood clots, compared with the use of skin patches, according to a report.
Today's skin patches work by releasing a reservoir of medicine through the skin and straight into the blood stream, without the discomfort of injections.
Skin patches chronically exposed to sunlight have up to 10 times more cancer-causing gene mutations than does skin that is normally protected from the sun, a new study shows.
Moreover, patients who are unconscious or nauseated might absorb drugs more effectively through skin patches.
Seymour, adding, "if successful, such skin patches will be a very useful treatment strategy in combatting chronic diseases like HIV and Hepatitis C.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Researchers at Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have found flu vaccine delivered through skin patches containing microneedles as effective at preventing influenza in mice as intramuscular, hypodermic flu immunization.
The product felt fresh on application and dry skin patches were reduced.
It is this hyper-proliferation that leads to the characteristic scaly skin patches in patients with psoriasis.