Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy
In Manufacture, Formulation and Clinical Use
Florence, Alexander T; Attwood, David
Alexander T Florence - Former Dean, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK and David Attwood - Professor Emeritus, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
This sixth edition continues to boast a broad chemical and physicochemical base and covers every aspect of drug properties from the design of dosage forms to their delivery by all routes to sites of action in the body. Now with more clinical examples, new questions and extra case studies it encourages you to apply this knowledge and understand how these fundamental concepts relate to both clinical and industrial practice.
It features brand new chapters/sections on:
- Paediatric and geriatric formulations
- Adverse events: the role of formulations and delivery systems
- Generic medicines and biosimilars
- Solid dose form manufacture
Written by experienced academics and highly illustrated throughout, Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy is an approachable and comprehensive resource that is perfect for supporting you through the physical pharmacy and drug delivery elements of pharmacy and pharmaceutical science courses.