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Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients

Eighth Edition

Paul J. Sheskey - Principal Research Scientist (retired), The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI, USA; Walter G. Cook - Head of Respiratory Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mylan, Sandwich, Kent, UK; Colin G. Cable - Assistant Chief Scientist, Royal Pharmaceutical Society

The Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients collects together essential data on the physical properties of excipients as well as providing information on their safe use and applications. All of the 400+ monographs are also thoroughly cross-referenced and indexed to allow their identification by chemical, non-proprietary or trade names. It is internationally recognised as the authoritative source of information on pharmaceutical excipients and a comprehensive guide to uses, properties and safety.

Changes to this new edition:

  • Contains revised and updated monographs
  • 20 + new monographs including amino acids Arginine, Proline and Asparagine
  • Includes newly added Raman spectra for many excipients
  • New chapter content including information on excipients in oral solid dose formulations, and pediatric formulations
Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients




  • ISBN 978 0 85711 271 2
  • Published Aug 2017
  • Hardback
    276 x 219 mm (1216pp)

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