2nd Edition

Pharmaceutical Preformulation and Formulation
A Practical Guide from Candidate Drug Selection to Commercial Dosage Form

Edited By

Mark Gibson

ISBN 9781420073171
Published June 23, 2009 by CRC Press
560 Pages 180 B/W Illustrations

USD $240.00

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Book 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

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