Transdermal drug delivery

Transdermal drug delivery

M700/0170 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 20.2MB

Downloadable file size: 397.8KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Transdermal drug delivery methods, composite computer artwork. Transdermal devices deliver controlled doses of drugs through the skin directly into the bloodstream. At top is a transdermal patch. The drug is stored in the raised reservoir. This type of patch is commonly used for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and nicotine patches. At centre is an electric patch. An electric current is passed through 2 electrodes on the skin's surface, causing the drug to be pushed through the skin. This process, iontophoresis, is being developed for large ionised drug molecules. At bottom is an ultrasound machine, which uses ultrasonic frequencies to transfer high molecular weight drugs through the skin, a process known as phonophoresis.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 20s, 30s, administering, adult, arm, artwork, caucasian, composite, computer artwork, contraception, contraceptive, drug, drug delivery, drugs, electrical, electrical current, equipment, healthcare, hormone replacement therapy, hrt, human, human body, illustration, ionised, iontophoresis, macromolecule, male, man, medical, medicine, method, methods, nicotine, patient, pharmacological, pharmacology, phonophoresis, protein, self-administered, self-administration, technological, technology, thirties, transdermal patch, transducer, treating, treatment, twenties, ultrasonic, ultrasound, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.