Study Indicate Nanoparticles Could Help Pain-Relieving Osteoarthritis Drugs Last Longer

October 28, 2011
Medical News Today

A novel study demonstrates that using nanoparticles to deliver osteoarthritis drugs to the knee joint could help increase the retention of the drug in the knee cavity, and therefore reduce the frequency of injections patients must receive. This research was presented Oct. 23 - 27 at the 2011 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.