Current Status of Drug Delivery Technologies and Future Directions

Sanjay Garg, PhD

Sanjay Garg, PhD, is an associate professor at the School of Pharmacy, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, and a member of the Pharmaceutical Technology Editorial Advisory Board.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-02-02-2001, Volume 25, Issue 2

Evolution of an existing drug molecule from a conventional form to a novel delivery system can significantly improve its performance in terms of patient compliance, safety, and efficacy. These days,drug delivery companies are engaged in the development of multiple platform technologies to get competitive advantage, extend patent life, and increase market share of their products.