Nanosuspensions of drug are sub-micron colloidaldispersions of pure particles of drug, which arestabilized by surfactant.
They are distinguished from polymernanoparticles, which are polymeric colloidalcarriers of drugs and from solid lipidnanoparticles, which are lipidic carriers of drugs.
Nano is Greek word, which means ‘dwarf’. Nano isthe factor of 10
or one billionth.
0.1 nm = Diameter of one hydrogen atom
2.5 nm = Width of a DNA molecule