transdermal patch


Summary: A medicated adhesive patch placed on the skin to deliver a specific dose of medication into the bloodstream.

Top Publications

  1. Gol√ľke N, van Strien A, Dautzenberg P, Jessurun N, Keijsers C. Skin lesions after oral acetylcholinesterase inhibitor therapy: a case report. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62:2012-3 pubmed publisher
  2. Szeimies R, Hauschild A, Ortland C, Moor A, Stocker M, Surber C. Photodynamic therapy simplified: nonprepared, moderate-grade actinic keratosis lesions respond equally well to 5-aminolaevulinic acid patch photodynamic therapy as do mild lesions. Br J Dermatol. 2015;173:1277-9 pubmed publisher
  3. Robb K, Cotechini T, Allaire C, Sperou A, Graham C. Inflammation-induced fetal growth restriction in rats is associated with increased placental HIF-1? accumulation. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0175805 pubmed publisher
    ..A subset of rats received LPS injections along with GTN delivered continuously (25 ?g/h via a transdermal patch) on GD12.5-GD17.5...
  4. Mankowski C, Poole C, Ernault E, Thomas R, Berni E, Currie C, et al. Effectiveness of the capsaicin 8% patch in the management of peripheral neuropathic pain in European clinical practice: the ASCEND study. BMC Neurol. 2017;17:80 pubmed publisher
    ..NCT01737294 Date of registration - October 22, 2012. ..
  5. Tang J, Fan J, Yao Y, Cai W, Yin G, Zhou W. Application of a buprenorphine transdermal patch for the perioperative analgesia in patients who underwent simple lumbar discectomy. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e6844 pubmed publisher
    This study aimed to investigate the perioperative analgesic effect of a buprenorphine transdermal patch in patients who underwent simple lumbar discectomy...
  6. Li J, Zeng M, Shan H, Tong C. Microneedle Patches as Drug and Vaccine Delivery Platform. Curr Med Chem. 2017;24:2413-2422 pubmed publisher
    ..Because of their advantages in dose sparing, safety and treatment compliance, microneedle patches are expected to be widely applied in clinical treatment and vaccine administration in near future. ..
  7. Suzuki Y, Kamijo Y, Yoshizawa T, Fujita Y, Usui K, Kishino T. Acute cholinergic syndrome in a patient with mild Alzheimer's type dementia who had applied a large number of rivastigmine transdermal patches on her body. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017;55:1008-1010 pubmed publisher
    ..5?h. Emergency physicians should consider acetylcholinesterase inhibitor exposure (e.g., rivastigmine) when patients are present with acute cholinergic syndrome. ..
  8. Guo J, Shi X, Yang S, Qian Q, Huang Y, Xie Y, et al. [Efficacy of clonidine transdermal patch in treatment of moderate to severe tic disorders in children]. Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2017;19:786-789 pubmed
    To investigate the difference in the efficacy between clonidine transdermal patch and haloperidol tablets in the treatment of moderate to severe tic disorders in children...
  9. Park K, Kim E, Han H, Shim Y, Kwon J, Ku B, et al. Efficacy and tolerability of rivastigmine patch therapy in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's dementia associated with minimal and moderate ischemic white matter hyperintensities: A multicenter prospective open-label clinical trial. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182123 pubmed publisher NCT01380288. ..

More Information


  1. Rajabalaya R, Mun C, Chellian J, Chakravarthi S, David S. Transdermal delivery of tolterodine tartrate for overactive bladder treatment: In vitro and in vivo evaluation. Acta Pharm. 2017;67:325-339 pubmed publisher
    ..Animal studies indicated that the TT patch reduced the incidence of side effects; however, studies of longer duration are required to determine the effectiveness in treating OAB. ..
  2. Lindauer A, Sexson K, Harvath T. Teaching Caregivers to Administer Eye Drops, Transdermal Patches, and Suppositories. Am J Nurs. 2017;117:S11-S16 pubmed publisher
    ..Each article explains the principles nurses should consider and reinforce with caregivers and is accompanied by a video for the caregiver to watch. The third video can be accessed at ..
  3. Baik S, Kim D, Park Y, Lee T, Ho Bhang S, Pang C. A wet-tolerant adhesive patch inspired by protuberances in suction cups of octopi. Nature. 2017;546:396-400 pubmed publisher
    ..To demonstrate a potential application, we also used our adhesive to transport a large silicon wafer in air and under water without any resulting surface contamination. ..