E-drug delivery: a futuristic approach

Khushwant S. Yadav, Sonali Kapse-Mistry, G. J. Peters, Y. C. Mayur

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Abstract

Drug delivery systems are undergoing technology changes to enhance patient comfort and compliance. Electronic drug delivery (E-drug delivery) systems are being developed to regulate drug dose delivery by easy monitoring of doses, especially in chronic and age-related diseases. E-drug delivery can monitor the correct dose of anesthesia, could be used in GI tracking by E-capsules, in epilepsy, insulin drug delivery, cardiac ailments and cancer therapy. Wearable E-drug delivery systems and Smartphone apps are the new additions. In this review, the authors attempt to highlight how technology is changing for improved patient comfort and treatment. Personalized drug delivery systems will be the future treatment process in healthcare.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1023-1030
Number of pages8
JournalDrug Discovery Today
Volume24
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2019

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