Although the analytical procedure transfer of transdermal pharmaceutical products follows the same general guidelines as other dosage forms, ..

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The production of transdermal patches is a continuous and artisanal process that consists of 3 stages that reflect how delicate and specific is the production of this niche pharmaceutical form. Let´s review it!

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By following the medical indications and these tips, the transdermal patch will provide the optimal performance for therapeutic treatment.

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In this article we share the most important advantages that transdermal patches have over other dosage forms and routes of administration.

Far away, in 1979, the first transdermal patch to reach the market, produced under an industrial controlled process and backed by clinical studies, was launched in US under the brand name TransderScop®.

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Transdermal drug delivery systems, also named as “patches”, are controlled release dosage forms designed to deliver a therapeutically effective amount of drug through the skin during the time of application of the product, which may vary between 9 h (methylphenidate) to 148 h (buprenorphine).


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