Drug Stability for Pharmaceutical Scientists, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124115624
  • ISBN-13: 9780124115620
  • DDC: 615.19
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 170 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Drug Stability for Pharmaceutical Scientists is a clear and easy-to-follow guide on drug degradation in pharmaceutical formulation. This book features valuable content on both aqueous and solid drug solutions, the stability of proteins and peptides, acid-base catalyzed and solvent catalyzed reactions, how drug formulation can influence drug stability, the influence of external factors on reaction rates and much more. Full of examples of real-life formulation problems and step-by-step calculations, this book is the ideal resource for graduate students, as well as scientists in the pharmaceutical and related industries. Illustrates important theoretical concepts with numerous examples, figures, calculations, learning problems and questions for self-study and retention of material.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Dedication Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Principles of Drug Degradation.
3: Degradation Pathways.
4: Drug Degradation in Semisolid Dosage Forms.
5: Stability of Peptides and Proteins.
6: Drug Degradation in Solid State.
7: Stability Testing.
8: Problems.