Aulton's pharmaceutics : the design and manufacture of medicines / edited by Michael E. Aulton.
Contributor(s): Aulton, Michael E.Material type: TextPublisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2007Edition: 3rd ed.Description: x, 717 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780443101083; 0443101086; 9780443101076 (International ed.); 0443101078 (International ed.).Subject(s): Drugs -- Dosage forms | Drugs -- Design | Dosage Forms | Biopharmaceutics | Drug DesignDDC classification: 615.19 Online resources: WorldCat details
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of contents What is 'pharmaceutics'? Design of dosage forms PART ONE: SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF DOSAGE FORM DESIGN *Dissolution and solubility *Properties of solutions *Rheology *Surface and interfacial phenomena *Disperse systems *Kinetics of product stability PART TWO: PARTICLE SCIENCE AND POWDER TECHNOLOGY *Solid-state properties *Particle size analysis *Particle size reduction *Particle size separation *Mixing *Powder flow. PART THREE: PHARMACEUTICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND STERILIZATION *Fundamentals of microbiology *Pharmaceutical applications of microbiological techniques *Action of physical and chemical agents on microorganisms *Principles of sterilization *Sterilization in practice PART FOUR: BIOPHARMACEUTICAL PRINCIPLES OF DRUG DELIVERY *Introduction to biopharmaceutics *Gastrointestinal tract - physiology and drug absorption *Bioavailability - physicochemical and dosage form factors *Assessment of biopharmaceutical properties *Dosage regimens PART FIVE: DOSAGE FORM DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE *Pharmaceutical preformulation *Solutions *Clarification *Suspensions and emulsions *Powders and granules *Granulation *Drying *Tablets and compaction *Modified-release peroral dosage forms *Coating of tablets and multiparticulates *Hard gelatin capsules *Soft gelatin capsules *Pulmonary drug delivery *Nasal drug delivery *Transdermal drug delivery *Wound dressings *Rectal and vaginal drug delivery *Delivery of pharmaceutical proteins *Packs and packaging *Microbial contamination, spoilage and preservation of medicines *Product stability and stability testing *Pharmaceutical plant design *Heat transfer and the properties and use of steam
Pharmaceutics is the art of pharmaceutical preparations. It encompasses design of drugs, their manufacture and the elimination of micro-organisms from the products. This book encompasses all of these areas.