Nasal Drug Delivery

Nasal administration is a route in which drugs are delivered through the nose. The nasal cavity is covered by a thin mucosa which is well vascularised. Therefore, a drug molecule can be transferred quickly across the single epithelial cell layer directly to the systemic blood circulation without first-pass hepatic and intestinal metabolism. The effect is often reached within 5 min for smaller drug molecules thus a quite fast onset.


  • Ketorolac
  • Metoclopramide
  • Midazolam