Targeted Drug Delivery System
Targeted Drug Delivery system refers that the medicament is selectively targeted or delivered only to its site of action or absorption and not to the non-target organs or tissue or cells. Whereas it is a method of delivering medication to a patient in a manner that increases the concentration of the medication in some parts of the body relative to others. It is used to treat most frightful diseases like cardiac, cancers, Diabetes. It consists of a drug and carrier in passive targeting whereas in active targeting it consists of a drug, a carrier and a ligand. There are 3 basic approaches of targeting which are passive, inverse, active.
- Track 1-1 Carrier or markers
- Track 2-2 Types
- Track 3-3 Importance in cancer therapy
- Track 4-4 Therapeutic benefits
- Track 5-5 Components
- Track 6-6 Drug delivery vehicles