Handbook of Pharmaceutical Controlled Release Technology

1st Edition

Donald L. Wise

CRC Press
Published August 24, 2000
Reference - 902 Pages
ISBN 9780824703691 - CAT# DK1638

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Summary

The Handbook of Pharmaceutical Controlled Release Technology reviews the design, fabrication, methodology, administration, and classifications of various drug delivery systems, including matrices, and membrane controlled reservoir, bioerodible, and pendant chain systems.
Contains cutting-edge research on the controlled delivery of biomolecules!
Discussing the advantages and limitations of controlled release systems, the Handbook of Pharmaceutical Controlled Release Technology
  • covers oral, transdermal, parenteral, and implantable delivery of drugs
  • discusses modification methods to achieve desired release kinetics
  • highlights constraints of system design for practical clinical application
  • analyzes diffusion equations and mathematical modeling
  • considers environmental acceptance and tissue compatibility of biopolymeric systems for biologically active agents
  • evaluates polymers as drug delivery carriers
  • describes peptide, protein, micro-, and nanoparticulate release systems
  • examines the cost, comfort, disease control, side effects, and patient compliance of numerous delivery systems and devices
  • and more!
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