Transdermal creams are used to deliver the drug through the skin & into the underlying tissue, joint or bloodstream. The original transdermal product was PLO gel (Pluronic Lecithin Organogel). PLO gel tends to have a tacky feel & separates upon refrigeration. Lipoderm® cream is a transdermal base with a smooth consistency & is stable at room temperature & under refrigeration. It has been proven to deliver more drug transdermally than PLO gel1. Multiple drugs can be delivered transdermally by Lipoderm® at the same time2. Lipoderm® has been used to transdermally deliver medications for pain, nausea & for veterinary use. When used for pain, multiple drugs can be combined to target the different causes of pain2. Lipoderm® is very effective at delivering drugs to cats through the skin in the inner ear3. Compounding pharmacists work with your doctor to find the best solution to your individual circumstances.
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1. PCCA Lipoderm® demonstrates a superior ability to deliver ketoprofen transdermally versus PLO.