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Topical Administration Summary

Description: The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.

Also Known As: Administration, Topical; Administration, Topical Drug; Topical Drug Administration; Administrations, Topical; Administrations, Topical Drug Show All >>

Networked: 791 relevant articles (78 outcomes, 87 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Topical Administration is Relevant

  1. Infection : 10 outcomes 2 studies in 49 results
  2. Keratitis : 10 outcomes in 24 results
  3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 61 results
  4. Inflammation : 4 outcomes 11 studies in 43 results
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 52 results
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Drugs Related to Topical Administration

  1. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)
  2. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  3. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops)
  4. moxifloxacin (Avelox)
  5. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs)
  6. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)
  7. Antigens
  8. brimonidine (Alphagan)
  9. Alkalies
  10. 4''-epiacetylamino-4''-deoxyavermectin B1 (eprinomectin)
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Therapies Related to Topical Administration

  1. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  2. Transplants (Transplant)
  3. Catheters
  4. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
  5. Therapeutics
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