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Review Article Volume 8 Issue 6

Advances in Topical Drug Delivery System for the Impressive Management of Fungal Bugs

Abhay Pratap, Anupriya Kapoor, Ajay Kumar, Manisha Trivedi and Shashi Kiran Misra*

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CSJM University, Kanpur, India

*Corresponding Author: Shashi Kiran Misra, Director, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CSJM University, Kanpur, India.

Received: April 30, 2024; Published: May 06, 2024


Drug delivery systems show how a medicinal substance is delivered to the intended location to provide a therapeutic effect. These days, fungi are responsible for an increasing number of ailments all over the world. Four types of infections may be distinguished: cutaneous mycosis, subcutaneous mycosis, superficial mycosis, and systemic mycosis. It is believed by researchers that treating these mycoses with only currently known antifungal agents would not be enough. A novel antifungal medication that acts on the target locations must go through a protracted research process, several animal and human clinical tests and trials, development, and regulatory approval before it can be introduced to the market. It is time-consuming, expensive, and likely to fail. As a result, changes to the current medication delivery system have always been considered and are being sought in novel ways. Novel developments in antifungal drug delivery systems have been created and managed to overcome the problems of dissolution, stability, bioavailability, safety, and efficacy existing in conventional formulations and procedures by applying the understanding of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetic principles. The four main categories of advancements in the delivery of antifungal medications include vesicular systems, Nano particulate-based structures, colloidal carriers, and various drug delivery systems. Amphotericin B and other azole types are examples of well-established therapeutic drugs for antifungal therapy that may be designed into many different carriers and delivery systems that are tailored to the patient's sickness level and the affected area. New avenues for reducing therapeutic side effects have been made possible by innovative antifungal drug delivery methods.

Keywords: Topical Delivery; Antifungal Drugs; Nanotechnology; Colloidal Carriers


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Citation: Shashi Kiran Misra., et al. “Advances in Topical Drug Delivery System for the Impressive Management of Fungal Bugs".Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 8.6 (2024): 19-27.


Copyright: © 2024 Shashi Kiran Misra., 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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