Testing the alternatives to traditional tablet-form medications
drug delivery represents the largest share of the pharmaceutical
market, accounting for approximately 90% of all medicines prescribed.
oral route remains the perfect one for the administration of
therapeutic agents, due to the general simplicity and cost-effectiveness
of the therapy, the accuracy of dosing, the avoidance of pain and the
ability to self-medicate. Whilst it is considered the most traditional
and easiest route of delivery, it is – perhaps surprisingly – not always
the most user-friendly, for a number of reasons.