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An Update on Pulmonary Drug Delivery of Dry Powders

Inhalation of air is a vital process for all human life. Inhalation
for drug delivery has been established as an effective delivery
method of active pharmaceutical ingredients to a human
body, mostly in the field of anesthesia and respiratory
diseases. In this article, the status and new trends in the
field of drug delivery to the lungs will be reviewed by Rachel
van Rijn and Harry Peters of DFE Pharma, with focus on the
delivery of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in the
form of dry powders.