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Title Pharmaceutical preformulation and formulation : a practical guide from candidate drug selection to commercial dosage form / edited by Mark Gibson
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 541 pages) : illustrations
Series Drugs and the pharmaceutical sciences ; v. 199
Drugs and the pharmaceutical sciences ; v. 199
Contents Front Cover; Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1 Introduction and Perspective; 2 Aiding Candidate Drug Selection: Introduction and Objectives; 3 Preformulation Investigations using Small Amounts of Compound as an Aid to Candidate Drug Selection and Early Development; 4 Biopharmaceutical Support in Candidate Drug Selection; 5 Early Drug Development: Product Design; 6 Preformulation as an Aid to Product Design in Early Drug Development; 7 Biopharmaceutical Support in Formulation Development; 8 Product Optimization; 9 Parenteral Dosage Forms; 10 Inhalation Dosage Forms; 11 Oral Solid Dosage Forms
Summary This timely Second Edition reflects the mounting pressure on pharmaceutical companies to accelerate the new drug development and launch process, and the shift from developing small molecules to the growth of biopharmaceuticals. It meets the need for up-to-date and advanced information for drug preformulation and formulation, and addresses the current trends in the continually evolving pharmaceutical industry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Drugs -- Dosage forms.
Drug Compounding.
Biopharmaceutics -- methods.
Dosage Forms.
Drug Discovery.
Drug Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
Author Gibson, Mark, 1957-
ISBN 1420073184 (electronic bk.)
9781420073188 (electronic bk.)