Development of metronidazole-loaded alginate wound dressing: formulation characterization and in vivo healing evaluation.
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Poster
- By: SARHEED, Omar (RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ras alkhaimah, United Arab Emirates)
- Co-author(s): Rasool (Dubai Pharmacy College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Abu-Gharbieh, E. (Dubai Pharmacy College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Shah (RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ras alkhaimah, United Arab Emirates)
To avoid infection and aid healing of wounds, it is recommended to use topical antibiotic. Topical antimicrobials are available as ointments and creams which are not controlled release systems. Alternatively some antimicrobials have been incorporated into dressings to allow controlled release at the wound surface. Ideal wound dressing.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.