FASTtrack: Pharmaceutics- Dosage Form and Design / Edition 1

FASTtrack: Pharmaceutics- Dosage Form and Design / Edition 1

by David Jones
     
 

Pharmaceutics - Dosage Form and Design focuses on what pharmacy students really need to know in order to pass exams providing concise, bulleted information, key points, tips and an all-important self-assessment section which includes MCQs. See more details below

Overview

Pharmaceutics - Dosage Form and Design focuses on what pharmacy students really need to know in order to pass exams providing concise, bulleted information, key points, tips and an all-important self-assessment section which includes MCQs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780853697640
Publisher:
Pharmaceutical Press
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction to the FASTtrack series vii Preface viii About the author x
1 Pharmaceutical solutions for oral administration 1 General description 1 Advantages and disadvantages of pharmaceutical solutions for oral administration 2 Drug solubility 2 Excipients used in pharmaceutical solutions for oral administration 6 Types of pharmaceutical solutions 15 Multiple choice questions 21
2 Pharmaceutical disperse systems 1: suspensions - general principles and the formulation of suspensions for oral administration 25 General description 25 Advantages and disadvantages of pharmaceutical suspensions 26 The physical stability of pharmaceutical suspensions 27 Formulation considerations for orally administered suspension formulations 33 Excipients used in the formulation of suspensions for oral administration 35 Multiple choice questions 42
3 Pharmaceutical disperse systems 2: emulsions and creams 45 General description 45 Advantages and disadvantages of pharmaceutical emulsions 46 Emulsion instability and theories of emulsification 47 Formulation of pharmaceutical emulsions 55 Excipients used in pharmaceutical emulsions 65 Manufacture of emulsions 70 Multiple choice questions 70
4 Pharmaceutical disperse systems 3: ointments, pastes, lotions, gels and related formulations 75 Introduction 75 Advantages and disadvantages of pharmaceutical ointments, pastes, lotions, liniments, collodions and gels 76 Pharmaceutical ointments and pastes 77 Pharmaceutical lotions, liniments, collodions and paints 86 Pharmaceutical gels 88 Multiple choice questions 99
5 Parenteral formulations 103 General description 103 Routes of parenteral administration 103 Advantages and disadvantages ofparenteral formulations 106 Formulation considerations for parenteral formulations 108 Surface-active agents 115 Multiple choice questions 131
6 Ocular, nasal and otic dosage forms 135 Introduction 135 Advantages and disadvantages of ocular dosage forms 136 Administration of therapeutic agents to the eye 137 Nasal formulations 150 Otic formulations 152 Multiple choice questions 154
7 Vaginal and rectal dosage forms 157 Introduction 157 Rectal dosage forms 157 Vaginal dosage forms 174 Multiple choice questions 177
8 Respiratory dosage forms 181 Introduction 181 Advantages and disadvantages of respiratory drug delivery 181 Physiology of the respiratory tract 182 Factors affecting the deposition of particles/droplets within the respiratory tract 184 Mechanisms of particle deposition within the respiratory tract 185 Formulation of respiratory dosage forms 187 Multiple choice questions 199
9 Solid-dosage forms 1: tablets 203 Introduction 203 Advantages and disadvantages of tablets as dosage forms 209 Manufacture of tablets 210 Tablet defects 243 Postprocessing effects on tablet properties 243 Coating of tablets 244 Multiple choice questions 251
10 Solid-dosage forms 2: capsules 255 Introduction 255 Advantages and disadvantages of capsule formulations 256 Materials and manufacture of capsules 256 Formulation considerations for hard gelatin capsules 260 Soft gelatin capsules 266 Multiple choice questions 270 Multiple choice answers 273 Index 276

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