Current Status of the Oral Delivery of Insulin

Mansoor A. Khan, RPh, PhD

Mansoor A. Kahn, RPh, PhD, is a professor of pharmaceutical sciences and the director of the graduate program at Texas Tech University HSC School of Pharmacy, 1300 Coulter, Amarillo, TX 79106, tel. 806.356.4000 ext. 285, fax 806.256.4034.

Vikas Agarwal

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-10-02-2001, Volume 25, Issue 10

Insulin is one of the most popular proteins to be studied for oral delivery. The authors review the current status of the development strategies of insulin drug delivery systems, the various challenges associated with these systems, and how these challenges may be overcome.