Modern Pharmaceutics Volume 1: Basic Principles and Systems, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Alexander T. Florence, Juergen Siepmann

CRC Press
Published May 22, 2009
Reference - 656 Pages - 120 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420065640 - CAT# H6564
Series: Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences

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With over 100 illustrations, Volume 1 addresses the core disciplines of pharmaceutics (absorption, PK, excipients, tablet dosage forms, and packaging), and explores the challenges and paradigms of pharmaceutics.

Key topics in Volume 1 include:

• principles of drug absorption, chemical kinetics, and drug stability
• pharmacokinetics
• the effect of route of administration and distribution on drug action
• in vivo imaging of dose forms: gamma scintigraphy, PET imaging NMR, MRI, etc.
• powder technology
• excipient design and characterization
• preformulation
• optimization techniques in pharmaceutical formulation and processing
• disperse and surfactant systems
• the solid state, tablet dosage forms, coating processes, and hard and soft shell capsules
• parenteral products


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