Polymeric particulate technologies for oral drug delivery and targeting: A pathophysiological perspective
Hunter A. C et al. – The purpose of this review is to describe newer cutting age drug deliveries technologies and specifically focus on the interaction and fate of these polymers within the gastrointestinal system. Nanoparticles and microparticles are increasingly being applied within this arena to optimize drug targeting and bioavailability.Frequently the carrier systems used are either constructed from or contain polymeric materials. Examples of these nanocarriers include polymeric nanoparticles, solid lipid nanocarriers, self–nanoemulsifying drug delivery systems and nanocrystals.