Pharmaceutical Preformulation and Formulation: A Practical Guide from Candidate Drug Selection to Commercial Dosage Form, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Pharmaceutical Preformulation and Formulation

A Practical Guide from Candidate Drug Selection to Commercial Dosage Form, 2nd Edition

Edited by Mark Gibson

CRC Press

560 pages | 180 B/W Illus.

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Description

Pharmaceutical Preformulation and Formulation: A Practical Guide from Candidate Drug Selection to Commercial Dosage Form reflects the mounting pressure on pharmaceutical companies to accelerate the new drug development and launch process, as well as the shift from developing small molecules to the growth of biopharmaceuticals. The book meets the need for advanced information for drug preformulation and formulation and addresses the current trends in the continually evolving pharmaceutical industry.

Topics include:

  • Candidate drug selection
  • Drug discovery and development
  • Preformulation predictions and drug selections
  • Product design to commercial dosage form
  • Biopharmaceutical support in formulation
  • Development

The book is ideal for practitioners working in the pharmaceutical arena—including R&D scientists, technicians, and managers—as well as for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in industrial pharmacy and pharmaceutical technology.

Table of Contents

Topical and Transdermal Drug Delivery

Introduction and Perspective

Aiding Candidate Selection: Introduction and Objectives

Preformulation Predictions

Biopharmaceutical Support in Candidate Drug Selection

Early Product Development

Preformulation as an Aid to Product Design in Early Development

Biopharmaceutics Support to Formulation Development

Product Optimisation

Parenteral Dosage Forms

Inhalation Dosage Forms

Oral Solid Dosage Forms

Ophthalmic Dosage Forms

Aqueous Nasa Dosage Forms

Topical and Transdermal Drug Delivery

About the Series

Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology