Handbook of Preformulation: Chemical, Biological, and Botanical Drugs, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Handbook of Preformulation

Chemical, Biological, and Botanical Drugs, 1st Edition

By Sarfaraz K. Niazi

CRC Press

446 pages

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Preformulation studies are the physical, chemical, and biological studies needed to characterize a drug substance for enabling the proper design of a drug product, whereas the effectiveness of a drug product is determined during the formulation studies phase. Though the two disciplines overlap in practice, each is a significantly distinct phase of

Table of Contents

Drug Discovery Trends o Intellectual Property Considerations o The Scope of Preformulation Studies o Dissociation, Partitioning and Solubility o Release, Dissolution and Permeation o Solid State Properties o Dosage Form Consideration in Preformulation o Chemical Drug Substance Characterization o Characterization of Biopharmaceutical Drugs o Characterization of Phytomedicines

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Pharmacology