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Re: Skin Patch for ADs

Posted by anonymous on February 26, 1999, at 19:24:22

In reply to Skin Patch for ADs, posted by paul frank on February 25, 1999, at 20:12:04

> Some time ago, I recall reading a short article in "Newsweek" about the development of a skin patch to deliver anti-depressant medication. The article indicated that this method would cut the response time from about 4 weeks to about one week.
> Does anyone have any info on this ie approximate release date of product, initial studies re overall effectiveness, etc.
> Paul Frank
I have heard of this development. The reason it seems to work faster seems to be that it misses the "first pass" through the liver and isn't detoxified by it. It is a hopeful development and there is a lot of research going on in finding ways to deliver drugs in novel ways.




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