9 New Nano Drugs Produced

9 New Nano Drugs Produced9 New Nano Drugs Produced

Iran is producing nine new nano drugs, including anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetes medicines, a first in the world.

“They have been produced on laboratory and semi-industrial scale,” Mehrdad Hamidi, a nanodrugs professor, told FNA on Saturday.

The orally taken nano drugs include Acetaminophen, Atorvastatin (one of the most effective lipid-lowering drugs), Cyclosporine (an effective drug to prevent rejection of kidney transplants, heart, etc.), Ibuprofen (most widely used analgesic and anti-inflammatory drug), Fenofibrate (the most common drug to lower cholesterol and triglycerides), Repaglinide (of Meglitinides drugs group recently used for diabetes treatment), Azithromycin (for treatment of respiratory infections, uterine and middle ear), Carvedilol (a drug for the treatment of heart failure, ischemia) and Aprepitant (used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may occur within 24 hours after receiving cancer chemotherapy treatment)