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AN UPDATED REVIEW ON: LIPOSOMES AS DRUG CARRIERS
Mansi Gupta*, Arti Vishwakarma
Technocrats Institute of technology- Pharmacy, Bhopal (M.P.) Pin- 462021, India
Liposomes are sphere-shaped vesicles consisting of one or more phospholipids bilayers. Liposome is suitable and superior carrier and has capacity to encapsulate hydrophilic and lipophilic drugs and protect them from degradation. Liposomes have acquired a number of although the past 30 years as pharmaceutical carriers of great potential. Reason behind this attention that liposome drug delivery system it provides sustained and targeted drug delivery system in medication and cosmetic also hence it minimize number of dose. Now these days liposome frequently used in very sever diseases like cancer, aids, tumor, vaccination etc. The objective of the article is to discussed basic characteristics, method of preparation and marketed formulations of liposomes are discussed. The success of liposomes as drug carriers has been discussed as uses of liposomes in pharmaceutical and cosmetic field
Keywords: Liposome, phospholipids, lamellar, encapsulation, Drug Carriers.
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