Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences (ASPS)(ISSN: 2581-5423)

Mini Review Volume 6 Issue 1

Liposomal Drug Delivery System - A Concise Review

Sakib M Moinuddin1*, Irfan Sajid2 and Md. Hasanul Arif3

1Guilin Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., R&D Center, Guangxi, China
2Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North South University, Bangladesh
3R&D Department, Orion Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh

*Corresponding Author: Sakib M Moinuddin, E-mail:

Received: November 15, 2021; Published: December 16, 2021


Liposomes are microscopic self-assembling unilamellar or multilamellar vesicles made up of phospholipid bilayer. Both the hydrophilic and hydrophobic drugs can be attached to the lipid bilayer of liposomes and can show their efficacy in the target cell of the human body. After discovering the liposome by Bangham., et al. and his colleagues, this drug delivery system gained much popularity in every aspect of the pharmaceutical dosage form. Recently, the liposomal drug delivery system has been commercially manufactured and applied in a variety of ailments, including black fungal infection of post-COVID 19, cancer, analgesics, vaccines, and photodynamic therapy, etc. This review tersely described the liposomal formation, classification, characterization, and the overview of marketed drugs.

Keywords: Liposome; Phospholipids; Black Fungus; COVID 19


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Citation: Sakib M Moinuddin., et al. “Liposomal Drug Delivery System - A Concise Review". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 6.1 (2022): 85-89.


Copyright: © 2022 Sakib M Moinuddin., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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