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Editorial - (2022) Volume 14, Issue 6

Researching the Relationships Between Adverse Drug Reactions and Therapeutic Uses, Creating and Functionalizing Nanomaterials for Therapeutic Drug Delivery, and Developing Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines.

Hari Krishna Sajja*
Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
*Correspondence: Hari Krishna Sajja, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States, Email:

Received: 03-Jun-2022, Manuscript No. IJDDR-22-12810; Editor assigned: 06-Jun-2022, Pre QC No. IJDDR-22-12810; Reviewed: 25-Jun-2022, QC No. IJDDR-22-12810; Revised: 30-Jun-2022, Manuscript No. IJDDR-22-12810; Published: 08-Jul-2022, DOI: 10.36648/1791-809X.22.16.961


Therapeutic Drug Delivery

An oral and intravenous form of the triazole antifungal voriconazole is available for the treatment of fungal infectious diseases. Aspergillus, Candida, Cryptococcus, Fusarium, and Scedosporium are only a few of the clinically significant pathogens that it has substantial efficacy against. VRCZ has a highly variable intra- and inter-individual pharmacokinetic profile.[1] Numerous variables, including sex, age, race, genotypic variance, liver disease, and the presence of food, contribute to this heterogeneity. Drug interactions with CYP450 inducers and inhibitors are another significant factor affecting the pharmacokinetic profile of VRCZ. Drug discovery is a time-consuming and costly procedure. To bring a single medicine to market, it typically takes at least 10-15 years and between USD 500 million and USD 2 billion. The number of novel therapeutic chemical and biological entities approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has been falling since the late 1990s, despite a large rise in recent years in drug development research. The two main causes of pharmaceuticals failing clinical trials are as follows: (1) Ineffectiveness; (2) negative side effects Furthermore, each of these two causes’ accounts for about 30% of clinical trial failures.[2] The creation of tools that can reliably forecast pharmacological therapeutic indications and adverse effects is therefore extremely desirable. Some of the biggest problems in current medicine may be resolved by nanomaterial. They differ from their macro scale counterparts at the Nano scale due to their special optical, magnetic, and chemical properties. Successful use of Nanomaterials can transform imaging, diagnostics, and treatments in a variety of biomedical applications.[3] Self-assembled amphiphilic polymeric nanoparticles have been used to transport chemotherapy medicines that aren't very soluble. It has been demonstrated that adding anticancer chemotherapeutic medicines increases the circulation time, tumor localization, and therapeutic potential of self-assembled polymeric nanoparticles.[4] An introduction to organic nanotechnologies for medication delivery is provided in this book chapter. We'll talk about promising developments in the realm of Nano medicine and offer a look ahead. The use of therapeutic cancer vaccines in the treatment of various cancer kinds and stages is a possibility. The possibility for developing vaccinations to target cancer cell "stemness," the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition phenotype, and drugresistant populations is discussed along with the vast range of vaccine platforms and vaccine targets. [5]Preclinical and recent clinical studies are now revealing how vaccines can best be used in combination with other immune-based therapies like checkpoint inhibitors, and so-called nonimmune-based therapeutics, radiation, hormonal therapy, and some small molecule targeted therapies; it is now being revealed that many of these conventional therapies can lyse tumour cells in a way that further potentiates the host immune response, alter the phenotype of nonlysed tumour cells to become more receptive to the immune. [6] Due to their benefits like thermodynamic stability, optical clarity, ease of synthesis, and special capacity to act as super-solvents for solubilizing both hydrophobic and hydrophilic solutes, nanoemulsions have attracted significant attention in both research and treatments.[7] Nanoemulsions are widely used in both the detection and treatment of diseases as a result of the qualities stated above. Because of this, the current review's goal is to summarize these applications of this unique drug delivery system by talking about the patents that cover different uses of this system.[8] Less than twenty drug compounds have been approved by regulatory bodies for transdermal administration, which is a comparatively small amount. The advantages provided by the transdermal method could be applied to numerous different medicines. The stratum corneum's amazing effectiveness as a diffusional barrier and its remarkable capacity to impede molecular transport explain why they haven't done so yet. [9] The only treatments that can be passively diffused over undamaged skin at pharmacologically relevant rates are those that are exceedingly powerful and have the appropriate physicochemical features. Due to this, a number of delivery methods have been created that may be employed to increase the number of medicinal agents that can be supplied transdermally while maintaining the necessary delivery kinetics. [10] There are basically two methods: I boost the driving force to speed up transport (i.e., act on the molecule) or (ii) alter the characteristics of the microenvironment where diffusion must take place (i.e., act on the stratum corneum). The difficulty with the latter strategy is compromising the barrier in a way that is reversible, reasonably painless, and useful for chronic diseases while posing the least amount of infection risk. With a focus on technologies that have either resulted in marketed products or have at least reached the clinical development stage, we review some of the physical techniques that have been used to temporarily disrupt the skin barrier or to provide extra driving forces to facilitate molecular transport.


The author would like to acknowledge his Department of Pharmacogenomics, Center for Applied Medical Research from the University of Navarra for their support during this work.

Conflict of Interest

The author has no known conflicts of interested associated with this paper.


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Antifungal; Pharmacokinetic; Microenvironment; FDA; Hormonal Therapy

Citation: Sajja HK (2021) Researching the Relationships Between Adverse Drug Reactions and Therapeutic Uses, Creating and Functionalizing Nanomaterials for Therapeutic Drug Delivery, and Developing Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines. Int J Drug Dev Res J , Vol.14 No. 6: 961.