volume 270, issue 1-2, P241-249 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.10.025
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Abstract: The influence of iontophoresis and other physical enhancement methods such as electroporation and erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (YAG) laser on the skin permeation of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) was examined. Iontophoresis increased the in vitro transdermal transport of both the anionic and non-ionic forms of 5-FU. A combination of electroporation pretreatment and subsequent iontophoresis resulted in a higher permeation of 5-FU than either technique alone. It appeared that electroporation treatment exerted a disrupt…

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