Transdermal patches are used for delivering medications through the skin. These patches typically contain a reservoir of medication that slowly releases into the bloodstream over time. Transdermal patches are commonly used for medications such as pain relievers, hormonal therapies, and nicotine replacement therapy. Patches usually consist of a backing, the drug, a membrane, an adhesive and a liner.
Nasal sprays are used for delivering medications through the nasal passages. These devices typically deliver a fine mist or spray of medication, allowing for absorption through the nasal mucosa. Nasal sprays are commonly used for medications such as decongestants, corticosteroids for nasal allergies, and migraine medications.
Injection devices, such as syringes and needles, are commonly used for delivering medications intramuscularly, intravenously, or subcutaneously. These devices require proper technique and training for safe and effective administration and are commonly used in healthcare settings for various medications, including vaccines, antibiotics, and other injectable medications.
The medical device industry in Europe alone typically grows by 4.8% on average each year, with new types of, and variations of devices contributing to this growth significantly. Keeping up with this growth, HD offer expertise in many device categories, specialising in drug delivery, IVD’s, and healthcare products.