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What's transdermal administration of hormones?

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Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Via the skin

Steroid hormones can go right through the skin and be absorbed into the capillaries of the dermis.
This actually is the most preferred delivery method. This way the first pass liver effect is avoided by entering the skin and systemic circulation first. Lower risks of clotting disorders have been shown with transdermal delivery.

In brief: Via the skin

Steroid hormones can go right through the skin and be absorbed into the capillaries of the dermis.
This actually is the most preferred delivery method. This way the first pass liver effect is avoided by entering the skin and systemic circulation first. Lower risks of clotting disorders have been shown with transdermal delivery.
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