Variation of forces used by the public when applying a new dummy microneedle patch device– the value of including the public in the early stages of drug device development
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: COULMAN, Sion (Cardiff University, School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Arikat, Farah (Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom)
Birchall, James (Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom)
John, Dai (Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom)
A variety of microneedle devices are being used clinically and experimentally to deliver a range of drugs. Studies have shown that for a drug to be delivered, an appropriate force needs to be applied to the mirconeedle patch. There have been no studies investigating the forces that individuals use when self-administering such devices. This study.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.