"Administration, Topical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
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The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.
- Administration, Topical
- Drug Administration, Topical
- Topical Drug Administration
- Topical Administration
- Administrations, Topical
- Topical Administrations
- Administration, Topical Drug
- Administrations, Topical Drug
- Drug Administrations, Topical
- Topical Drug Administrations
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