Word forms: (plural) matrix patches
(Pharmaceutical: Administration) A matrix patch is an adhesive patch with medicine distributed through the adhesive. The patch is applied to the skin, and the medicine in it is delivered into the skin and into the bloodstream.
⇒ A matrix patch is safer than a reservoir patch because the medicine is in the adhesive and it cannot
leak. ⇒ In a simple matrix patch, the matrix consists of the active ingredient combined with an adhesive. ⇒ A matrix patch is an adhesive patch with medicine distributed through the adhesive.
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