A New Application Route of Nitrofurantoin: Preparation and Characterization of Novel Transdermal Formulations

ARICI M. , KAVUKÇU S., Tanriverdi S. , Arici A., GİDENER S., GELAL A., ...More

CURRENT DRUG DELIVERY, vol.14, no.3, pp.394-405, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.2174/1567201813666160729095229
  • Title of Journal : CURRENT DRUG DELIVERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.394-405


Objectives: Nitrofurantoin is widely used in the prophylaxis of urinary-tract infections. The aim of this study was to develop and characterize innovative transdermal formulations of nitrofurantoin, to increase the patient compliance and decrease the adverse effects such as nausea and vomiting which limit the drug use in long-term.