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Pharmaceutical Unit Operations

Coating, 1st Edition

Edited by Kenneth E. Avis, Atul J. Shukla, Rong-Kun Chang

CRC Press

368 pages

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Hardback: 9781574910827
pub: 1998-08-31
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This book is a complete, authoritative resource on the coating of tablets, capsules, and other solid dosage forms of therapeutic agents. Fourteen authors cover the industry's technologies. The book begins with a full discussion of the primary processes -- sugar coating, film coating, and microencapsulation -- as well as the rationale for coating, methodologies, formulations, processing methods, and equipment and cleaning. Then it explores automation of the coating process, including hardware and software requirements. Finally, the book examines major stability and quality control issues. Regulations underlie all discussions.

Table of Contents


Introduction to Coating, A. Shukla, R. Chang, & K. Avis

Sugar Coating, E. Brunson & J. Schirmer

Film Coating, R. Campbell & G. Sackett

Microencapsulation, R. Sparks, I. Jacobs, & N. Mason

Automated Coating Systems, G. Smith & J. Spencer

Cleaning & Validation of Cleaning for Coated Pharmaceutical Products, W. Hall

Stability & QC, J. Addison & D. Wiggins

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Pharmacology