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FASTtrack: Pharmaceutics: Dosage Form and Design Second Edition

FASTtrack: Pharmaceutics: Dosage Form and Design Second Edition

Edited by David S Jones



Discusses major dosage forms that are commonly encountered by pharmacists.

Published1st Jun, 2016
Dimensions234 x 156 mm
Page count432


FASTtrack Pharmaceutics: Dosage Form and Design discusses an array of major dosage forms that are commonly encountered by pharmacists in professional practice.

It provides essential information concerning the formulation of these dosage forms is delivered in a format that will aid your understanding and remove the complexities of the various topics. It also provides concise, bulleted information, key points and tips.

This second edition includes a new chapter on pharmaceutical engineering. All chapters have been revised and updated including self-assessment questions at the end of each section to reinforce understanding.


• Pharmaceutical solutions for administration to the gastrointestinal tract
• Pharmaceutical disperse systems 1: suspensions – general principles and the formulation of suspensions for oral administration
• Pharmaceutical disperse systems 2: emulsions and creams
• Pharmaceutical disperse systems 3: ointments, pastes, lotions, gels and related formulations
• Parenteral formulations
• Ocular, nasal and otic dosage forms
• Vaginal and rectal dosage forms
• Respiratory dosage forms
• Solid-dosage forms 1: tablets
• Solid-dosage forms 2: capsules
• Introduction to pharmaceutical engineering


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