Nanoemulsion: An Advanced Vehicle For Efficient Drug Delivery

Drug Res (Stuttg). 2017 Nov;67(11):617-631. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-115124. Epub 2017 Jul 24.


Advanced drug delivery system has now gained preference over the conventional drug delivery system. One such research is nanoemulsion which is famous among the researchers because of ease of formation, stability, clarity, increased absorption rate leading to increasing in bioavailability and potential to form a formulation with both lipophilic as well as the hydrophilic drug. Long lasting stability (up to years) and ability to encapsulate both lipophilic and hydrophilic drug has given this colloidal system a valuable position in drug delivery. This article contains information on components required for its fabrication, preparation methods and evaluation parameters along with its application in drug delivery and future aspects of this advanced drug delivery system.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Biological Availability
  • Chemistry, Pharmaceutical
  • Drug Carriers / chemistry*
  • Drug Compounding / methods
  • Drug Stability
  • Emulsions / chemistry*
  • Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions
  • Nanoparticles / chemistry*
  • Oils / chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations / administration & dosage*
  • Pharmaceutical Vehicles / chemistry*
  • Water / chemistry


  • Drug Carriers
  • Emulsions
  • Oils
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • Pharmaceutical Vehicles
  • Water