volume 272, issue 1-2, P65-78 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.11.036
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Abstract: The model anti-inflammatory drug prednisolone (PS) was retained in chitosan (CS) gel beads, which were prepared in a 10% aqueous amino acid solution (pH 9.0). Sustained release of PS from the CS gel beads was observed. Carrageenan solution was injected into air pouches (AP), which were prepared subcutaneously on the dorsal surface of mice, in order to induce local inflammation. CS gel beads retaining PS were then implanted into the AP to investigate the therapeutic efficacy of sustained PS release against loca…

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