Definitions

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  • n. A treatment in which electrodes are put in contact with tissue and a voltage is applied in order to introduce an ionized medication

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  • n. therapy that uses a local electric current to introduce the ions of a medicine into the tissues

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Examples

  • Now, a prescription anti-perspirant may be necessary, but other effective treatments to ask your doctor about, anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications, botox injections or even a procedure called iontophoresis, in which a low electrical current is delivered to the affected areas.

    CNN Transcript Sep 27, 2008

  • SmartRelief consists of a controlled delivery technology that uses rapidly transports medication through the skin using a process called iontophoresis. www.nupathe.com is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of branded therapeutics for diseases of the central nervous system including neurological and psychiatric disorders.

  • One delivery technique for the eye is called iontophoresis, in which a low current pushes the treatment into the cells.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • We will use a number of treatments including manual therapy and a treatment called iontophoresis which delivers steroid medication to the painful area reducing the swelling and inflammation in those tissues.

    Desert Dispatch : Top Story

  • And it is called "iontophoresis", but once I really checked the price of this treatment I got shocked!

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  • Non surgical options include: aluminum chloride, a topical solution that is very similar to the active chemical in an antiperspirant and is applied directly to the hands; iontophoresis, an electrical current that is applied to a solution into which the hands are placed; botulinum A neurotoxin, the toxin is injected into the palms of the hands every 7 to 12 months; anticholinergic drugs, a prescription drug that may decrease or stop sweating.

    Dr. Rock Positano: Excessively Sweaty Hands: A Slippery Slope When It Comes To Social Functioning

  • Vyteris 'proprietary active transdermal smart patch technology delivers drugs comfortably through the skin using low-level electrical energy (iontophoresis).

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Electrotherapy technology, available since the 1960s, is useful to manage pain, improve range of motion, decrease edema (fluid swelling), improve motor control and strength, reverse muscle wasting, deliver blood flow, and serve as a vehicle for iontophoresis (the use of electrostimulation to drive a drug through intact skin).

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  • Other techniques in the lab include iontophoresis, microstimulation, and cortical inactivation by cooling.

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  • SmartRelief consists of a controlled delivery technology that uses a mild electrical current to actively transport medication through the skin using a process called iontophoresis.

    NuPathe Announces Positive Top-Line Results From 12 Month Safety Trial for Zelrix(TM) - Yahoo! Finance

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