Slow release meds
Feb 1, 2006
Just a follow up question on this one - I have wondered about drug delivery methods mainly because for a while I lived in mainland Europe - if you see your Dr for a simple antibiotic RX - they offer it to you in suppository formula - and well you know what you do with it !
Would that drug delivery method help with many of the GI problems we get and if yes why is no specialist drug company looking into it - any ideas ?
Thanks Dr Young
Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your follow up.
The suppository route works well and offers good absorption, especially when people are nauseated (but not from the drug itself).
I'd profer that most people would rather swallow a pill than, er, put it there on a daily basis. BY
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