Current status of the oral delivery of insulin Academic Article uri icon


  • The authors summarize the current status of the development strategies of insulin drug delivery systems in the pharmaceutical industry, various challenges associated with the oral delivery of insulin, and how these challenges may be overcome by the use of enzyme inhibitors, permeation enhancers, and polymeric systems. The authors also discuss a novel dosage form that incorporates the dual controlled release of insulin and inhibitor and a dosage form that consists of immobilized inhibitor.

published proceedings

  • Pharmaceutical Technology

author list (cited authors)

  • Agarwal, V., & Khan, M. A.

complete list of authors

  • Agarwal, V||Khan, MA

publication date

  • January 2001