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Title: Pulmonary drug delivery system
Authors: Wong, J. Tze-Fei
Tam, Michael S. C.
Keywords: Absorption
Issue Date: 19-Sep-1995
Citation: US Patent 5,451,569. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 1995.
Abstract: The present invention provides a method of improving the efficiency of absorption into the bloodstream of drugs delivered through the pulmonary route. The drug is mixed with surfactant, preferably a surfactant naturally produced by the lung. This method is found to enhance the absorption of pharmaceutical compositions, and in particular those comprising protein, eg insulin, or peptides, eg vasopressin.
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