First Published in 1987, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to the process of administering the correct dosage in medicine. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
1. Extended-Release-Dosage Forms. 2. Biopharmaceutical Aspects of the Prolonged-Action Formulations Design. 3. Theoretical Principles Applied in Various Extended-Release Dosage Formulations. 4. Mathematical Models of Extended-Release Dosage Form Design. 5. Parenteral Extended-Release Dosage Forms: Principles of Technology. 6. Oral Extended-Release Dosage Forms: Principles Technology. 7. Extended-Release Dosage Forms for Other Application Routes. 8. Excipients Used in the Foundation of Extended-Release Dosage Forms. 9. Quality Control Methods for Extended-Release Dosage Forms. 10. Perspectives for the Future of Drug Delivery Systems Development. Index.
Dr. L. Krowczyñski is a researcher and teacher in the pharmacy field. He has been an assistant in the Department of Applied Pharmacy on the Pharmaceutical Faculty at Jagellonian University in Cracow, Poland, a researcher and also the head of the Department of Dosagc Forms Technology at the Institutr of Pharmaceutical Industry in Warsaw. the head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Medical Academy in Lublin. and is now the professor and hcad of the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics at the Medical Academy in Cracow. He became Dean of the Pharmaceutical Faculty and for three terms the Deputy-Rector of the Medical Academy in Cracow.He is a member of the Polish Pharmacopoeia Committee, the chairman of the Scientific Board of the InstItute of Drug Research and Control in Warsaw, a member of the Scientific Board at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Warsaw, and a member of the Scientific Board of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Industry in Warsaw. He is the chairman of the Drug Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is also a member of the editorial boards of the scientfic journals Acra Polonlue Pharmacewica and Farmacja Poiska (Polish Pharmacy). For many years he was a member of the Editorial Boards of Pharmacy International and International Journal of Pharmace’utics. He was for two terms the president of the Polish Pharmaceutical Society. As an active member of FIP (Federation Iniemalionalc Pharmaceutiquc), Dr. Kruwczy,iski was for many years the president of the FIP Academic Section, and now is the vice-president of the Federation.