Strategies To Modify The Drug Release From Pharmaceutical Systems

Hardcover | June 10, 2015

byMarcos Luciano BruschiEditorMarcos Luciano Bruschi

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Since the earliest dosage forms to modern drug delivery systems, came a great development and growth of knowledge with respect to drug delivery. Strategies to Modify the Drug Release from Pharmaceutical Systems will address principles, systems, applications and advances in the field.It will be principally a textbook and a reference source of strategies to modify the drug release. Moreover, the characterization, mathematical and physicochemical models, applications and the systems will be discussed. Addresses the principles, systems, applications and advances in the field of drug delivery Highlights the mathematical and physicochemical principles related to strategies Discusses drug release and its possible modifications

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Since the earliest dosage forms to modern drug delivery systems, came a great development and growth of knowledge with respect to drug delivery. Strategies to Modify the Drug Release from Pharmaceutical Systems will address principles, systems, applications and advances in the field.It will be principally a textbook and a reference sou...

Marcos Luciano Bruschi, Ph.D., is Professor of Pharmaceutics andPharmaceutical Technology in the Department of Pharmacy at the StateUniversity of Maringá (UEM), Paraná, Brazil. He gained a BSc in Pharmacy(1996 - UEM, Brazil), a MD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2002 - State Universityof São Paulo - UNESP - Brazil) and a PhD in Pharmaceuti...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 10, 2015Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081000928

ISBN - 13:9780081000922

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Chapter 1 - General considerations Pharmaceutics: Safety, quality and efficacy Conventional and alternative therapeutic regimensChapter 2 - Modification of drug release Objectives Advantages Disadvantages HistoryChapter 3 - Classification of therapeutic systems for drug delivery Passives, pre-programmed Actives, programmed and controlled externally Actives, self-programmableChapter 4 - Main mechanisms to control the drug release Diffusion Swelling Erosion Osmosis OthersChapter 5 - Mathematical and physicochemical models of drug release Chapter 6 - Drug delivery systems: Principles, local of administration, materials, characterization, applications, advances and the use of natural products Matrix Tablets Suspensions Osmotic Pumps Micro/nanoparticles Micro/nanoemulsioned systems Liposomes and niosomes Floating Systems Systems with cyclodextrins Transdermal systems Bio/mucoadhesive Systems Liquid crystalline systems Implant Biocompatible carriers Other systems