Development and Formulation of Veterinary Dosage Forms: 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Development and Formulation of Veterinary Dosage Forms

2nd Edition

By Gregory E. Hardee, J. Desmond Baggo

CRC Press

504 pages

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Hardback: 9780824798789
pub: 1998-02-25
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This up-to-the-minute Second Edition of an incomparable resource describes in detail the bases for developing dosage forms for use in animals-highlighting the data necessary to meet regulatory approval.

Demonstrates the successful characterization, control, and registration of new veterinary medicines!

Thoroughly rewritten and enlarged to reflect the technical advances that have occurred since the previous edition, Development and Formulation of Veterinary Dosage Forms, Second Edition

  • discusses the reasons for dosage form selection

  • explains the latest available technologies

  • examines new drug therapeutics

  • reveals up-to-date techniques and applications for pharmacokinetic data

  • covers the formulation of products derived from biotechnology

  • elucidates recent analytical methods

  • shows how to determine the type of dosage form appropriate for particular species

  • and more!

    Written by a team of international authorities from North America and Europe and containing over 1100 bibliographic citation, figures, and tables, Development and Formulation of Veterinary Dosage Forms, Second Edition is an essential reference for pharmaceutical, animal, and quality control scientists; research pharmacists and pharmacologists; veterinarians; drug quality assurance and regulatory personnel in government and industry; pathologists; microbiologists; virologists; physiologists; toxicologists; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.

  • Reviews


    International praise for the previous edition…

    …contain[s] a considerable amount of extremely useful material…supplemented by the extensive use of references…useful to those involved in the formulation and marketing of veterinary medicines.

    "-Irish Pharmacy Journal

    Each chapter is written by an expert on the subject in a crisp, authoritative, and comprehensive manner. Useful details on drug forms for animals are presented in a logical and succinct manner"…

    …fills a previous void, and anyone actively involved in formulation of veterinary dosage forms will find it to be of great value.

    "-Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

    "…A well written veterinary book.

    "-The Eastern Pharmacist

    "…of interest to professionals in the veterinary fields and to pharmacy students interested in an industrial career.


    This title is recommended for libraries collecting in the veterinary sciences, and will be of use to researchers as well as practitioners in the field.


    "…Nineteen industrial, regulatory and academic scientists from the US, Canada, Belgium and Zimbabwe make this a useful reference of international scope.

    "-Veterinary and Human Toxicology

    Helpful and informative advice is presented in the chapter on Specification Development and Stability Assessment (Dukes and Hahm). This chapter is the highlight of the book and will provide workers in the field with a reference point from which to start when faced with setting specifications for veterinary dosage forms."…a valuable source of information.

    "- Journal of Controlled Release

    Table of Contents

    Introduction: Veterinary Drug Availability, Gerald B. Guest

    Basis for Selection of the Dosage Form, J. Desmond Baggot and Scott A. Brown

    Formulation of Veterinary Dosage Forms, Paul R. Klink, Thomas H. Ferguson, and Judy A. Magruder

    Protein/Peptide Veterinary Formulations, Todd P. Foster

    Formulation of Vaccines, Russell Bey, Randy Simonson, and Nathalie Garcon

    Administration Devices and Techniques, David W. Cook

    Specification Development and Stability Assessment, Gary R. Dukes and David A. Hahn

    Bioavailability Bioequivalence Assessments, Marilyn N. Martinez and Melanie R. Berson

    Design of Preclinical Studies, Gary Olaf Korsrud, Gérard Lambert, James D. MacNeil, and Man Sen Yon

    About the Series

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    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    MEDICAL / Pharmacology
    MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / General
    MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Food Animal