The Oral Use of Transmucosal Drug Delivery
Transmucosal drug delivery provides an alternative to traditional enteral, intravenous, or intramuscular routes of medication administration.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe oral transmucosal drug delivery and the specific tissues that are the primary focus of this transmission route.
- List the advantages and limitations of this method of drug administration.
- Explain various forms of oral transmucosal delivery and clinical applications for this approach.
This course was published in the December 2018 issue and expires December 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.