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Overcoming the Challenges of Developing Inhaled Medicine

Drugs formulated for inhalation or nasal delivery have numerous potential advantages over other dosage forms. For example, medicines delivered to the lungs usually have a more rapid onset of action than those that pass through the digestive tract. Similarly, drugs delivered via the nasal mucosa have more direct access to the central nervous system. Aditya R. Das at Recipharm discusses why inhaled medicine has considerable potential for the treatment of neurological disorders.