Aulton's Pharmaceutics, International Edition,
Edition 5 The Design and Manufacture of Medicines
Edited by Michael E. Aulton, BPharm, PhD, FAAPS, FSP, FRPharmS and Kevin M.G. Taylor, BPharm PhD FRPharmS

Publication Date: 07 Jul 2017
About the author
Edited by Michael E. Aulton, BPharm, PhD, FAAPS, FSP, FRPharmS, Emeritus Professor, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK and Kevin M.G. Taylor, BPharm PhD FRPharmS, Professor of Clinical Pharmaceutics, UCL School of Pharmacy, London, UK
Table of Contents

What is pharmaceutics?

  1. Design of dosage forms
  2. PART 1 Scientific principles of dosage form design

  3. Dissolution and solubility
  4. Properties of solutions
  5. Surfaces and interfaces
  6. Disperse systems
  7. Rheology
  8. Kinetics
  9. PART 2 Particle science and powder technology

  10. Solid-state properties
  11. Particle size analysis
  12. Particle size reduction and size separation
  13. Mixing
  14. Powder flow
  15. PART 3 Pharmaceutical microbiology and serialization

  16. Fundamentals of microbiology
  17. Pharmaceutical applications of microbiological techniques
  18. Action of physical and chemical agents on microorganisms
  19. Principles of sterilization
  20. Sterilization in practice
  21. PART 4 Biopharmaceutical principles of drug delivery

  22. Introduction to biopharmaceutics
  23. Gastrointestinal tract – physiology and drug absorption
  24. Bioavailability – physicochemical and dosage form factors
  25. Assessment of biopharmaceutical properties
  26. Dosage regimens
  27. PART 5 Dosage form design and manufacture

  28. Pharmaceutical preformulation
  29. Solutions
  30. Clarification
  31. Suspensions
  32. Emulsions and creams
  33. Powders, granules and granulation
  34. Drying
  35. Tablets and compaction
  36. Modified-release oral drug delivery
  37. Coating of tablets and multiparticulates
  38. Hard capsules
  39. Soft capsules
  40. Dissolution testing of solid dosage forms
  41. Parenteral drug delivery
  42. Pulmonary drug delivery
  43. Nasal drug delivery
  44. Ophthalmic drug delivery
  45. Topical and transdermal drug delivery
  46. Rectal and vaginal drug delivery
  47. The formulation and manufacture of plant medicines
  48. Delivery of biopharmaceuticals
  49. Pharmaceutical nanotechnology and nanomedicines
  50. Design and administration of medicines for children and the elderly
  51. Part 6 Packaging and stability of pharmaceutical products

  52. Packaging
  53. Chemical stability in dosage forms
  54. Microbial contamination, spoilage and preservation of medicines
  55. Product stability and stability testing


Book details
ISBN: 9780702070037
Page Count: 944
Illustrations : 462 illustrations
Retail Price : £24.99