Topical drug


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Topical drug

Drug or medication applied to a specific area of the skin and affecting only the area to which it is applied.
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Of the overarching semisolid category, topical drugs that are administered via the skin are expected to command the greatest value share and therefore to grow at the highest CAGR.
Schramm, "Topical drug treatment in acne," Dermatology, vol.
Companies marketing any unapproved topical drug products containing papain must stop manufacturing them on or before November 24, 2008.
Calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate as tablet fillers, titanium dioxide as a tablet-coating ingredient, and petrolatum and mineral oils in topical drug suspensions will fare particularly well in the marketplace.
ATRA, also called 'tretinoin', is widely used as a topical drug treatment for a number of skin diseases including acne and some pre-cancerous lesions.
BERLIN -- Combined therapy with a systemic drug and a topical drug is the cornerstone of treatment for most patients with ulcerative colitis, according to new consensus guidelines developed by the European Crohn's and Colitis Organization.
Psoriasis can't be cured, but emollients, skin softeners and topical drug therapy can successfully keep the condition under control.
Diclofenac, a topical prescription analgesic, is one topical drug that's available in the U.S.
is an emerging pharmaceutical and medical technology company, with a product pipeline of innovative topical drug treatments based on the NexACT(r) transdermal delivery technology.
LAM Pharmaceutical Corporation (Lewiston, NY), a biomedical company focused on the development an commercialization of novel wound healing and transdermal drug delivery systems, announced that it has received notification from the United States Patent and Trademark Office that LAM has been granted a patent for Topical Drug Preparations, United States Patent 6,723,345.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering Professional Development will offer a course, Design and Development of Disperse Systems for Oral and Topical Drug Delivery, April 28-30, in Las Vegas, NV.
Patients responded' to the 30% and 40% concentrations of the topical drug with an increase in median maximum resting anal pressure to 65-70 mm [H.sub.2]O, compared with 43 mm [H.sub.2]O on placebo.