An introduction to pharmaceutical sciences : production, chemistry, techniques and technology / Jiben Roy.

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  • DawsonEra.
Published
  • Cambridge : Woodhead Pub. 2012, c2011
Physical description
1 online resource (449 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-908818-04-2
Notes
  • "First published in 2011 by Biohealthcare Publishing (Oxford) Limited."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • English
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  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Cover; Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomedicine; An introduction to pharmaceutical sciences: Production, chemistry, techniques and technology; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Why this book?; What materials are covered?; Future editions; Acknowledgements; List of figures and tables; Abbreviations; About the author; 1 Introduction; Learning objective; 1.1 The theme of the book; 1.2 Development of the pharmaceutical industry and its impact; 1.3 Important milestones in the introduction of pharmaceuticals; 1.4 The multidisciplinary nature of pharmaceutical sciences; 1.5 Medicinal trees
  • 1.6 Pharmaceutical research and development1.7 Pharmaceutical technology; 1.8 Pharmaceutical economics; 1.9 The world pharmaceutical market; 1.10 Embedded ethics in the pharmaceutical industry; Notes; 2 Career prospects in the pharmaceutical industry; Learning objective; 2.1 Job opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry; 2.2 Education and training; 2.3 Various departments of a pharmaceutical company; 2.4 Mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical industry; 2.5 Careers for pharmaceutical physicians; Notes; 3 Drugs, medicines, and regulatory authorities; Learning objective
  • 3.1 Drugs and medicines: brand names and generic names3.2 Drug names; 3.3 Drug discovery and the drug development process; 3.4 Marketing of generic drugs in the USA or Europe; 3.5 The role of pharmacopoeias; 3.6 Regulatory agencies; Notes; 4 Bulk drugs or active pharmaceutical ingredients; Learning objective; 4.1 Bulk drugs and bulk drug plants; 4.2 Lab to manufacturing level scale-up; 4.3 Bulk drug manufacturing; 4.4 Solubility of API; 4.5 Stereoisomeric bulk drugs; 4.6 Stability, degradation, and impurity profiles of bulk drugs; 4.7 Drug development, scale up, and analytical development
  • 4.8 Green chemistry in bulk drug manufacturingNotes; 5 Formulated drugs 1; Learning objective; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The role of excipients; 5.3 The classification of dosage forms; 5.4 Formulation and manufacturing of tablets; 5.5 Problems with tablet manufacturing and the use of process analytical technology; 5.6 Liquid dosage forms; 5.7 Production of oral solution and suspension dosage forms; 5.8 Dosage forms in pediatrics; Notes; 6 Formulated drugs 2; Learning objective; 6.1 Dosage forms according to route of administration; 6.2 The parenteral route of administration
  • 6.3 The pulmonary route of administrationNote; 7 The stability of medicines; Learning objective; 7.1 Stability - an essential criterion of medicines; 7.2 Label instructions and stability of medicines at home; 7.3 Drug stability kinetics; 7.4 Stabilization of pharmaceutical products; 7.5 The International Conference on Harmonization; 7.6 Product stability protocol; 7.7 Packaging and stability of medicines; Notes; 8 Quality assurance in medicines; Learning objective; 8.1 The concept of quality assurance; 8.2 Evolution of quality testing and safety of medicine; 8.3 Quality management systems
  • 8.4 Good manufacturing practice in sterile production
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  • English
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  • This textbook is written as a unified approach to various topics, ranging from drug discovery to manufacturing, techniques and technology, regulation and marketing. The key theme of the book is pharmaceuticals - what every student of pharmaceutical sciences should know: from the active pharmaceutical ingredients to the preparation of various dosage forms along with the relevant chemistry, this book makes pharmaceuticals relevant to undergraduate students of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.This book explains how a particular drug was discovered and then converted from lab-scale to

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