1st Edition

Drug Delivery to the Oral Cavity Molecules to Market

Edited By Tapash K. Ghosh, William R. Pfister Copyright 2005
    448 Pages 76 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

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    With contributions from recognized authorities in industry, academia, and government, this reference presents the state-of-the-art in the testing, formulation, and clinical evaluation of intraoral drug delivery products-summarizing intraoral dosage forms in various stages of research, as well as products currently on the market.

    Oral Mucosal Delivery Systems: An Overview, Current Status and Future Trends. Preformulation Aspects of Oral Mucosal Drug Delivery Systems. Preclinical Assessment of Oral Mucosal Drug Delivery Systems. Clinical Development, Manufacturing, and Testing of Oral Mucosal Delivery Systems. Rapid Dissolving Immediate Release Oral Transmucosal Delivery System. Oral Transmucosal Delivery of Nicotine: Smoking Cessation Therapy. Oral Transmucosal Delivery of Melatonin: Normalization of Circadian Rhythm. Drug Delivery Systems for Treatment of Periodontal and Dental Diseases. Tetracycline Micorparticulate Periodontal Delivery System: Formulation Development and Preclinical Assessment. Local Anesthetic Oral Transmucosal Systems: Dental and Oral Surgical Premeditation. Regulatory Considerations for Approval of Oral Mucosal Delivery Systems


    Tapash K. Ghosh, William R. Pfister