Microneedle patch delivers antibiotics locally -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Microneedle patch delivers antibiotics locally in the skin

11.05.2021

Image: a doctor is applying a patch to a patient's arm where it can deliver antibiotics directly into the affected skin area; Copyright: PantherMedia / vilevi

The patch is placed on the skin at the site of infection. The barely visible microneedles are so small that they do not reach the pain receptors.