Modern Pharmaceutics, Fourth Edition
Edited by Gilbert S. Banker, Juergen Siepmann, Christopher Rhodes
CRC Press – 2002 – 864 pages
"Completely revised and expanded throughout. Presents a comprehensive integrated, sequenced approach to drug dosage formulation, design, and evaluation. Indentifies the pharmacodynamic and physicochemical factors influencing drug action through various routes of administration."
Praise for the previous edition
"…provides the serious reader with a thorough treatment of the issues relevant to the development of optimal drug delivery systems."
---American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
Drug products; principles of drug absorbtion; pharmacokinetics; factors influencing drug absorbtion and drug availability; effect of route of administration; chemical kinetics and drug stability; preformulation; cutaneous and transdermal delivery; disperse systems; tablet dosage forms; hard and soft shell capsules; parenteral products; design and evaluation of ophthalmic pharmaceutical products; pharmaceutical aerosols; sustained and controlled release drug delivery systems.