Afyx: Mucosal drug delivery

How Afyx’s drug patches could replace topical agents for mucosal diseases

Afyx Therapeutics is developing bioadhesive patches for mucosal drug delivery to address diseases that are inadequately treated by topical agents.

Diseases affecting topically accessible mucosal sites, such as the buccal mucosa, are difficult to treat because mucosal secretions clear gel, cream and ointment formulations away from tissue, and adhesives generally do not stick well to wet surfaces.

Afyx’s Rivelin

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