Nanomedicines are defined as the medical application of the nanotechnology, which shows immense potential to solve problems in medicine. i.e. to diagnose, treat , and prevent disease at the cellular and molecular level.
Nanomedicines can be promising candidates for targeted drug delivery.
Classification of nanomedicines:-
3] Polymeric nanoparticles
4] Solid liquid nanoparticles
5] Polymeric micelles
7] Magnetic nanoparticles
8] Quantum tubes
1] Improvement of bioavailabilty
2] Intracellular delivery and targetting cell organelles
3] Improved stability
4] Smart and targeted drug delivery
1] Difficulties in scale up
2] High cost
3] Targeting variation in pharmacological action with variation in receptor overexpression