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TITLE:

A REVIEW ARTICLE ON TOPICAL GEL FOR THE TREATMENT OF SKIN FUNGAL INFECTIONS

AUTHORS:

Monika.S.Jadhav, Yogeeta.S.Agrawal, Sonia.M.Goyal

ABSTRACT:

Abstract: Topical use of drugs has the advantages of distributing drugs directly to active site and for longer-term activities. Skin is one of the most widely available and accessible parts of the body, and is the primary route of the local distribution system. The topical drug delivery systems include a wide range of pharmaceutical dosage forms such as semi-solid, liquid preparation, sprays, solid powders, gels, creams and ointments. Fungal skin infection is one of the most common troubles faced by dermatological diseases in the world. Local therapy is the most suitable choice for treating skin infections. Formulation and optimization of formulations are key steps to increase therapeutic efficacy. Recently fungal infection of the skin of antifungal drugs is generally used as a predictable cream and gel for treatment. Formulation and optimization of formulations are key steps to increase therapeutic efficacy. The physical and chemical properties of the drug molecule and the type of preparation are the most benificial factors in the local delivery system. Therefore, some new innovations in formulations have been explored in the delivery of antifungal drugs through the target skin site. This review focuses on the research that has already been done on the fungal gels

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