Nano Emulsion: The Targeted Drug Delivery in the Therapy of Epilepsy

N. V. L. Suvarchala Reddy V. *

Department of Pharmacology, Gokaraju Rangaraju College of Pharmacy, Bachupally, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

M. Ganga Raju

Department of Pharmacology, Gokaraju Rangaraju College of Pharmacy, Bachupally, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Keerthana Edunoori

Department of Pharmacology, Gokaraju Rangaraju College of Pharmacy, Bachupally, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Jyothi Papani

Department of Pharmacology, Gokaraju Rangaraju College of Pharmacy, Bachupally, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Around the world, 50 million people suffer with epilepsy; it significantly burdens society in terms of finances, society, and health. Our comprehension of the pathophysiological processes causing the illness and the factors affecting its prognosis has significantly advanced during the last ten years. Around a third of patients are still resistive to medical intervention, despite the fact that the number of antiepileptic drugs has expanded dramatically over the past 20 years. The ability of nanotech-based anti-epileptic drug (AED) administration methods to cross the blood brain barrier, increase specificity, and have the capacity for extended brain administration of drugs have lately attracted interest. Nanotechnology appears to be a promising and innovative development in this area. Nano emulsions have a mean droplet size of 20 to 200 nm and remain kinetically stable dispersions of two incompatible liquids with the assistance of an emulsifier or emulsifiers. The effectiveness of NEs as a delivery system for Central Nervous System-active medications used in effective regimens against difficult-to-treat CNS conditions.

Keywords: Epilepsy, types of seizures, antiepileptic drugs, nanoemulsions

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N. V. L. Suvarchala Reddy V., M. Ganga Raju, Keerthana Edunoori, and Jyothi Papani. 2023. “Nano Emulsion: The Targeted Drug Delivery in the Therapy of Epilepsy”. International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 24 (5):46-53.


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