“NANOSPONGES – A BOON TO THE TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM”

  • GEETA VIKRAM YADAV Dr. L. H. Hiranandani college of Pharmacy
  • HITEN P. PANCHORY Dr. L. H. Hiranandani college of Pharmacy

Abstract

Abstract: Site specific or targeted drug delivery is used to treat many diseases like cardiovascular disease, Osteo-diseases, hormonal deficiency diseases like Parkinson’s disease, auto-immune diseases like arthritis, diabetes. However, the most important application of targeted drug delivery system is to treat cancer. The unregulated cell growth and non-specific nature of the treatment makes Cancer difficult to treat by conventional drug delivery system. Hence targeted drug delivery system can be used to treat various cancers like multiple myeloma, breast cancer, prostate cancer, melanoma, lymphoma and other cancers. The following article emphasizes on one of such system named ‘nanosponges’. The objective of the article is to discuss nanosponges with their method of preparation, characterization, and applications.

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YADAV G, PANCHORY H. “NANOSPONGES – A BOON TO THE TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM”. JDDT [Internet]. 13Jul.2013 [cited 18Feb.2020];3(4):151-5. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/564