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Glopatch In A Nutshell

Glopatch In A Nutshell

Know your vitamin D  

How Is Vitamin D Produced?

    Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble vitamins that are produced when your skin is exposed to sunlight, hence sometimes referred as "sunshine vitamin". The sun's ultraviolet B (UVB) rays hit cholesterol in the skin cells, providing the energy for vitamin D synthesis to occur. 

     

    Important Roles Of Vitamin D

      Vitamin D is responsible for the absorption and utilization of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. This role is essential for building strong bones by a process called mineralization, as well as building strong teeth through the use of calcium. Another important role of Vitamin D includes maintaining a healthy immune system balanced when fighting infections and diseases. 
       

      About Glopatch

      Why Choose Glopatch?

      Its simple! Glopatch routes of administration is by far the closest to obtaining vitamin D through natural sunlight. But heres the catch, ultraviolet rays can be harmful to the skin if exposed too much or at a certain intensity, Glopatch overcomes the harmful damage from UV-B (ultraviolet-B) rays yet still delivers your daily recommended dose safely. 

       

      Why Topical Patches?

      The concept of transdermal patches were FDA approved since 1979, and have since been used extensively by the pharmaceutical industry. Having said that, extensive research was performed that showed significant evidence towards the effectiveness of transdermal patches compared to oral/pill administration.
      • Glopatch bypasses the digestive system allowing a safe, effective, and convenient delivery directly into the bloodstream through the skin.
      • Unfortunately, many people today suffer from malabsorption diseases, which prevents them to absorb the fat-soluble vitamins from their daily intake.
      • 40% of adults find difficulty swallowing pills, are susceptible to gut sensitivities and therefore struggle with oral supplements. This alternative delivers Vitamin D in a continuous manner over the span of 8 hours, whilst avoiding all of the possible discomfort that comes with oral alternatives. 
      • Lastly, many factor affect our digestive system and absorption properties, some include smoking, exercise, alcohol use, as well as stress. 

       

        Inside The Pouch

        Each pouch contains 30 topical patches providing the consumer a 30 day supply to be applied daily for one month. Each patch is equivalent to 5000IU, which is the typical daily dose required. Additionally, an infographic card is provided with each pouch outlining the main benefits of vitamin D.

        Published Research

        Published Research

        Administering Vitamin D3 as a transdermal route have proposed to overcome its oral bioavailability, especially for people who are suffering from fat malabsorption. Research shows significant results when compared to oral administration, as well as incorporating an enhancer to allow our skin barrier to accept this mode of delivery. 

        This research suggests that transdermal delivery could be an effective way for humans to receive the recommended daily dose of vitamin D3. 

        2015 NCBI Published Research

        doi: 10.1208/s12249-015-0291-3 

         

         

        The following research presents the assessment if the transdermal delivery of vitamin D is feasible. The study shows that the formulation of vitamin D3 can safely and effectively be delivered by dermal route reducing the incidence of non-compliance of oral route.  

        PMCID: PMC3976443
        PMID: 24711745