Developing Solid Oral Dosage Forms: Pharmaceutical Theory and Practice

By Yihong Qiu, Yisheng Chen (Editor), Geoff G.Z. Zhang (Editor), Lawrence Yu (Editor), Rao V. Mantri (Editor)


Developing Solid Oral Dosage Forms: Pharmaceutical Theory and Practice, Second Edition illustrates how to develop high-quality, safe, and effective pharmaceutical products by discussing the latest techniques, tools, and scientific advances in preformulation investigation, formulation, process design, characterization, scale-up, and production operations.

This book covers the essential principles of physical pharmacy, biopharmaceutics, and industrial pharmacy, and their application to the research and development process of oral dosage forms. Chapters have been added, combined, deleted, and completely revised as necessary to produce a comprehensive, well-organized, valuable reference for industry professionals and academics engaged in all aspects of the development process.

New and important topics include spray drying, amorphous solid dispersion using hot-melt extrusion, modeling and simulation, bioequivalence of complex modified-released dosage forms, biowaivers, and much more.

  • Written and edited by an international team of leading experts with experience and knowledge across industry, academia, and regulatory settings
  • Includes new chapters covering the pharmaceutical applications of surface phenomenon, predictive biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics, the development of formulations for drug discovery support, and much more
  • Presents new case studies throughout, and a section completely devoted to regulatory aspects, including global product regulation and international perspectives

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