3rd Edition

Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms - Tablets Rational Design and Formulation

Edited By Larry L. Augsburger, Stephen W. Hoag Copyright 2008
    568 Pages 208 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Tablets, Third Editionis acomprehensive treatment of the design, formulation, manufacture, and evaluation of the tablet dosage form.  The ultimate goal of drug product development is to design a system that maximizes the therapeutic potential of the drug substance and facilitates its access to patients; Volume 2 focuses on the rational design, and formulation of a tablet and includes chapters with practical illustrations and formulation examples.

    Part I - Basics.  Intro to Formulation of Immediate Release Tablets.  Principles and Practice of Preformulation.  Stability.  Pharmacokinetics and Dosage Form Design.  Addressing Poorly Soluble Drug Substances.  Experimental Design and Multivariate Optimization Tools in Formulation and Process Development.  Expert Systems and Other AI Applications.  Part II - Formulation of Immediate Release Tablets.  Excipients.  Formulation of Specialized IR Tablets.  Part III - Formulation of Modified Release Tablets.  Types of Release Profiles and Delivery Objectives.  Swellable and Rigid Matrices.  Controlling Release through Coated Systems.  Osmotic Systems.  Complex (Combined) Systems for Release Profiles for Designed for Specific Drugs or Therapeutic Objectives.  Tableting of Multiparticulates

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    Stephen W. Hoag, Larry L. Augsburger