Product Description (Source: NBD):
Long established as a core text for pharmaceutics courses, this book is the most comprehensive source on pharmaceutical dosage forms and drug delivery systems. Content coincides with the CAPE, APhA, and NAPLEX[registered] competencies. This edition includes updated drug information and has an increased focus on physical pharmacy. Coverage incorporates all new dosage forms on the market as well as those in the current US Pharmacopoeia-National Formulary. Updated photos are included. An "Applying the Principles and Concepts" section at the end of each chapter provides activities for the application of the material. A companion website includes the fully searchable text and a quiz bank with more than 200 questions written in NAPLEX[registered] format.
Table of Contents(NBD):
Preface List of Physical Pharmacy Capsules Section I. INTRODUCTION TO DRUGS, DRUG DOSAGE FORMS AND DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS 1. Introduction to Drugs and Pharmacy 2. New Drug Development and Approval Process 3. Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Current Good Compounding Practices Section II. DRUG DOSAGE FORM AND DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM DESIGN 4. Dosage Form Design: Pharmaceutical and Formulation Considerations 5. Dosage Form Design: Biopharmaceutical and Pharmacokinetic Considerations Section III. SOLID DOSAGE FORMS AND SOLID MODIFIED-RELEASE DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS 6. Powders and Granules 7. Capsules 8. Tablets 9. Solid Oral Modified-Release Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems Section IV. SEMISOLID DOSAGE FORMS AND TRANSDERMAL SYSTEMS 10. Ointments, Creams, and Gels 11. Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems Section V. PHARMACEUTICAL INSERTS 12. Suppositories and Inserts Section VI. LIQUID DOSAGE FORMS 13. Solutions 14. Disperse Systems Section VII. STERILE DOSAGE FORMS AND DELIVERY SYSTEMS 15. Parenterals 16. Biologics 17. Special Solutions and Suspensions Section VIII. NOVEL AND ADVANCED DOSAGE FORMS, DELIVERY SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES 18. Radiopharmaceuticals 19. Products of Biotechnology 20. Novel Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems APPENDICES A. Definitions of Selected Drug Categories B. Glossary of Pharmaceutical Terms C. Systems and Techniques of Pharmaceutical Measurement Index