Silk Encapsulated Films for Sustained Release of Buprenorphine

Engelberg, Rachel Beth

A major problem with prescribed medication is patient compliance. In both the medical and veterinary field, physicians cannot be guaranteed that the patient will complete the prescribed regimen due to any number of factors. Buprenorphine (BUP) is a synthetic opioid with partial agonist and antagonist activity at the μ- and ORL- receptors and the κ- and δ- opioid receptors, respectively. BUP is use... read more

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