Author(s): Harsh Joshi, Priyanka Ahlawat


DOI: 10.5958/0975-4377.2021.00010.0   

Address: Harsh Joshi, Priyanka Ahlawat
Parul Institute of Pharmacy, Parul University, Limda, Waghodiya, Vadodara
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021

The global prevalence of neurologic disorders is rising, and yet weare still unable to deliver most drug molecules, in therapeutic quantities, to the brain. The blood brain barrier consists of a tight layer of endothelial cells surrounded by astrocyte foot processes, and these anatomic features constitute a significant barrier to drug transport from the blood to the brain. One way to bypass the blood brain barrier and thus treat diseases of the brain is to use the nasal route of administration and deposit drugs at the olfactory region of the nares, from where they travel to the brain via mechanisms that are still not clearly understood, with travel across nerve fibers and travel via a perivascular pathway both being hypothesized. This article will emphasise on properties of Blood Brain Barrier, strategies to overcome the blood–brain barrier, literature regarding the use of SLNs in various neurological disease states, production methods of SLN and its evaluation. Hence, these solid lipid formulations can be a new form and one of the promising approaches for drug delivery system in future, that have remarkable possibility to cross the BBB.

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Harsh Joshi, Priyanka Ahlawat. Solid Lipid Nanoparticles for nose to Brain delivery: A Review. Res. J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech.2021; 13(1):57-61. doi: 10.5958/0975-4377.2021.00010.0

Harsh Joshi, Priyanka Ahlawat. Solid Lipid Nanoparticles for nose to Brain delivery: A Review. Res. J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech.2021; 13(1):57-61. doi: 10.5958/0975-4377.2021.00010.0   Available on:

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