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Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 59–62 | Cite as

Research in the Division of Pharmaceutical Technology

  • H. E. Junginger
Article

Abstract

Within the Center for Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences the release characteristics of drugs form the major research object of the Division of Pharmaceutical Technology. Transdermal systems are being developed that can supply a drug during several days. Irritation of the skin may be avoided by using hydrogels. To enable long-term transdermal application also the colloidal structure of creams and ointments is investigated. As most drugs are to be taken orally, however, a research project was also started to make cheap and easy to produce controlled release tablets. The results with a microporous polypropylene polymer are promising.

Keywords

Public Health Polymer Internal Medicine Polypropylene Control Release 
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© Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. E. Junginger
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences, Gorlaeus LaboratoriesState University of LeidenLeidenThe Netherlands

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