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Pulmonary drug delivery system

Authors Wong, J. Tze-Fei HKUST affiliated (currently or previously)
Tam, Michael S.C.
Issue Date 1995-09-19
Source US Patent , 5,451,569. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 1995.
Summary 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.
Language English
Format Patent
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