Introduction to the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Author: Nita K. Pandit

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781744784

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 2415

This unique textbook provides an introductory, yet comprehensive overview of the pharmaceutical sciences. It is the first text of its kind to pursue an interdisciplinary approach in this area of study. Readers are introduced to basic concepts related to the specific disciplines in the pharmaceutical sciences, including pharmacology, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and medicinal chemistry. In an easy-to-read writing style, the book provides readers with up-to-date information on pharmacogenomics and includes comprehensive coverage of industrial drug development and regulatory approval processes. Each chapter includes chapter outlines and critical-thinking exercises, as well as numerous tables and graphs. More than 160 illustrations complement the text.

Introduction to the Pharmaceutical Sciences

An Integrated Approach

Author: Nita K. Pandit,Robert P. Soltis

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781609130015

Category: Medical

Page: 365

View: 2068

This unique textbook provides an introductory, yet comprehensive overview of the pharmaceutical sciences. It is the first text of its kind to pursue an interdisciplinary approach. Readers are introduced to basic concepts related to the specific disciplines in the pharmaceutical sciences, including pharmacology, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and medicinal chemistry. In an easy-to-read writing style, the book provides readers with up-to-date information on pharmacogenomics and includes comprehensive coverage of industrial drug development and regulatory approval processes. Each chapter includes critical-thinking exercises, as well as numerous figures, tables, and graphs. Many chapters contain review questions, practice problems, and cases. More than 160 illustrations complement the text.

Introduction to the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Author: Nita K. Pandit

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781744782

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 1759

This unique textbook provides an introductory, yet comprehensive overview of the pharmaceutical sciences. It is the first text of its kind to pursue an interdisciplinary approach in this area of study. Readers are introduced to basic concepts related to the specific disciplines in the pharmaceutical sciences, including pharmacology, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and medicinal chemistry. In an easy-to-read writing style, the book provides readers with up-to-date information on pharmacogenomics and includes comprehensive coverage of industrial drug development and regulatory approval processes. Each chapter includes chapter outlines and critical-thinking exercises, as well as numerous tables and graphs. More than 160 illustrations complement the text.

An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Sciences

Production, Chemistry, Techniques and Technology

Author: Jiben Roy

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1908818042

Category: Medical

Page: 446

View: 2395

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 manufacturing scale, to the market. It explains the motivation for drug discovery, the reaction chemistry involved, experimental difficulties, various dosage forms and the reasoning behind them, mechanism of action, quality assurance and role of regulatory agencies. After having a course based on this book, the student will be able to understand: 1) the career prospects in the pharmaceutical industry, 2) the need for interdisciplinary teamwork in science, 3) the techniques and technology involved in making pharmaceuticals starting from bulk drugs, and 4) different dosage forms and critical factors in the development of pharmaceutical formulations in relation to the principles of chemistry. A few blockbuster drugs including atorvastatin, sildanefil, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, amoxicillin, and the longest serving drugs such as aspirin and paracetamol are discussed in detail. Finally, the book also covers the important current pharmaceutical issues like quality control, safety, counterfeiting and abuse of drugs, and future prospects for pharmaceutical industry. Unified approach explaining drug discovery, bulk drug manufacturing, formulation of dosage forms, with pharmacological and therapeutic actions Manufacturing processes of representative active pharmaceutical ingredients and their chemistry plus formulation of dosage forms presented in this book are based on actual industrial processes Covers many aspects relevant to students of the pharmaceutical sciences or newly employed pharmaceutical researchers/employees. It contains summary information about regulatory agencies of different countries

Essential Statistics for the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Author: Philip Rowe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047003470X

Category: Medical

Page: 308

View: 9542

"... this text takes a novel approach... The style... is not as dry as other statistics texts, and so should not be intimidating even to a relative newcomer to the subject... The layout is easy to navigate, there are chapter aims, summaries and “key point boxes” throughout." -The Pharmaceutical Journal, 2008 This text is a clear, accessible introduction to the key statistical techniques employed for the analysis of data within this subject area. Written in a concise and logical manner, the book explains why statistics are necessary and discusses the issues that experimentalists need to consider. The reader is carefully taken through the whole process, from planning an experiment to interpreting the results, avoiding unnecessary calculation methodology. The most commonly used statistical methods are described in terms of their purpose, when they should be used and what they mean once they have been performed. Numerous examples are provided throughout the text, all within a pharmaceutical context, with key points highlighted in summary boxes to aid student understanding. Essential Statistics for the Pharmaceutical Sciences takes a new and innovative approach to statistics with an informal style that will appeal to the reader who finds statistics a challenge! This book is an invaluable introduction to statistics for any science student. It is an essential text for students taking biomedical or pharmaceutical-based science degrees and also a useful guide for researchers.

Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences with Patient Care Correlations

Author: Dean Pacific University Oregon School of Pharmacy Reza Karimi,Reza Karimi

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449621104

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 7077

Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences with Patient Care Correlations provides a solid foundation in the areas of science that pharmacy students most need to understand to succeed in their education and career. Offering a comprehensive overview of the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, it is an ideal primary or secondary textbook for introductory courses. Students can also use this text to refresh their scientific knowledge before beginning graduate study. Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences with Patient Care Correlations includes 16 chapters that cover subjects ranging from cell biology and medicinal chemistry to toxicology and biostatistics. It also includes clinical correlations and integrated cases. Practical as well as informative, this essential reference relates the subject matter to the real world of pharmacy practice to assist students throughout their graduate studies and professional careers. Features Provides a comprehensive introduction to the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences curriculum Serves as an ideal text for all introductory pharmacy courses Covers the topics that are most challenging for students Relates science to the real world of pharmacy practice Includes over 525 illustrations, photos, and figures

Introduction to Pharmaceutical Chemical Analysis

Author: Steen Honor? Hansen,Stig Pedersen-Bjergaard,Knut Rasmussen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470661216

Category: Medical

Page: 494

View: 2337

This textbook is the first to present a systematic introduction to chemical analysis of pharmaceutical raw materials, finished pharmaceutical products, and of drugs in biological fluids, which are carried out in pharmaceutical laboratories worldwide. In addition, this textbook teaches the fundamentals of all the major analytical techniques used in the pharmaceutical laboratory, and teaches the international pharmacopoeias and guidelines of importance for the field. It is primarily intended for the pharmacy student, to teach the requirements in “analytical chemistry” for the 5 years pharmacy curriculum, but the textbook is also intended for analytical chemists moving into the field of pharmaceutical analysis. Addresses the basic concepts, then establishes the foundations for the common analytical methods that are currently used in the quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis of pharmaceutical drugs Provides an understanding of common analytical techniques used in all areas of pharmaceutical development Suitable for a foundation course in chemical and pharmaceutical sciences Aimed at undergraduate students of degrees in Pharmaceutical Science/Chemistry Analytical Science/Chemistry, Forensic analysis Includes many illustrative examples

Physical Pharmacy

Physical Chemical Principles in the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Author: Alfred N. Martin,Pilar Bustamante

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780812114386

Category: Science

Page: 622

View: 7389

This Fourth Edition provides an introduction to the physiochemical and mathematical principles underlying the practice of pharmacy. Greater emphasis on new dosage forms and controlled delivery systems, more than a 100% increase in the number of problems, and over a 40% increase in the number of worked examples are some of the many new features.

Process Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Author: Kumar Gadamasetti

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824719814

Category: Medical

Page: 500

View: 4547

Providing guidance for chemists and other scientists entering pharmaceutical discovery and development, this up-to-the-minute reference presents contributions from an international group of nearly 50 renowned researchers—offering a solid grounding in synthetic and physical organic chemistry, and clarifying the roles of various specialties in the development of new drugs. Featuring over 1000 references, tables, and illustrations, Process Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry is sure to find its way to the bookshelves of organic, physical, analytical, process, and medicinal chemists and biochemists; pharmacists; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.

Martin's Physical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Author: Patrick J. Sinko

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781451191455

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 5203

Martin's Physical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is considered the most comprehensive text available on the physical, chemical, and biological principles that underlie pharmacology. This 7th Edition puts a stronger focus on the most essential, practical knowledge, and is updated to reflect the broadening scope and diversity of the pharmaceutical sciences. Whether you're a student, teacher, researcher, or industrial pharmaceutical scientist, this respected textbook and reference will help you apply the elements of biology, physics, and chemistry in your work and study. Master the latest knowledge with brand-new chapters on Excipients and Compounding; revised and expanded coverage of interpretive tools, ionic equilibria, biopharmaceutics, diffusion, drug release and dissolution, and drug delivery systems and drug product design; a renewed focus on physical chemistry; and much more. See how physical chemistry principles apply to practice through abundant examples. Focus on the most need-to-know information via Key Concept boxes.

Filtration and Purification in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, Second Edition

Author: Maik J. Jornitz,Theodore H. Meltzer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849379543

Category: Medical

Page: 816

View: 2089

Filtration and Purification in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, First Edition greatly expands its focus with extensive new material on the critical role of purification and the significant advances in filtration science and technology. This new edition provides state-of-the-science information on all aspects of filtration and purification, including the current methods, processes, technologies and equipment, and brings you up-to-date with the latest industry standards and regulatory requirements for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. An essential, comprehensive, source for all professionals involved with filtration and purification practices and compliance, this text · addresses recent biotechnology-related processes and advanced technologies, such as viral retentive filters, membrane chromatography, downstream processing, cell harvesting, and medium and buffer filtration · presents detailed updates on the latest FDA and EMEA regulatory requirements involving filtration and purification practices · describes current industry quality standards and validation requirements and provides guidance for compliance Audience:

Essential Pharmacokinetics

A Primer for Pharmaceutical Scientists

Author: Thorsteinn Loftsson

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128014911

Category: Medical

Page: 178

View: 8467

Essential Pharmacokinetics: A Primer for Pharmaceutical Scientists is an introduction to the concepts of pharmacokinetics intended for graduate students and new researchers working in the pharmaceutical sciences. This book describes the mathematics used in the mammillary model as well as the application of pharmacokinetics to pharmaceutical product development, and is useful as both a self-study and classroom resource. Content coverage includes detailed discussions of common models and important pharmacokinetic concepts such as biological half-life, clearance, excretion, multiple dosage regimens and more. Numerous equations, practical examples and figures are incorporated to clearly illustrate the theoretical background of pharmacokinetic behavior of drugs and excipients. Shows how to apply basic pharmacokinetic methods to evaluate drugs, excipients and drug products Uses guided practice questions, mathematical concepts and real-world examples for self-assessment and retention purposes Illustrates how to write and evaluate drug registration files

Thermodynamics of Pharmaceutical Systems

An Introduction for Students of Pharmacy

Author: Kenneth A. Connors

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471461393

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 4277

Studies of thermodynamics often fail to demonstrate how the mathematical intricacies of the subject relate to practical laboratory applications. Thermodynamics of Pharmaceutical Systems makes these connections clear, emphasizing specific applications to pharmaceutical systems in a study created specifically for contemporary curriculums at colleges of pharmacy. Students investigating drug discovery, drug delivery, and drug action will benefit from Kenneth Connors’s authoritative treatment of the fundamentals of thermodynamics as well as his attention to drug molecules and experimental considerations. An extensive appendix that reviews the mathematics needed to master the pharmacy curriculum proves an invaluable reference. Connors divides his one-of-a-kind text into three sections: Basic Thermodynamics, Thermodynamics of Physical Processes, and Thermodynamics of Chemical Processes; chapters include: Energy and the First Law of Thermodynamics The Entropy Concept Phase Transformations Solubility Acid-Base Equilibria Noncovalent Binding Equilibria Thermodynamics need not be a mystery nor be confined to the realm of mathematical theory. Thermodynamics of Pharmaceutical Systems introduces students of pharmacy to the profound thermodynamic applications in the laboratory while also serving as a handy resource for practicing researchers.

Remington - Essentials of Pharmaceutics

Author: Linda A. Felton

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

ISBN: 0857111051

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 1062

Remington: Essentials of Pharmaceutics equips you with a complete guide to the theory and application of pharmaceutics. Chapters from Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy have been handpicked to provide you with a comprehensive international coverage of: pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical dosage forms; Pharmaceutical analysis and quality control; pharmaceutical chemistry; pharmacokinetics. Drug discovery, drug product approval and information resources are fully explained as well as the fundamental scientific concepts. The attractive two-color page layout aids understanding and the chapter content lists make the book easy to navigate.

Introduction to Pharmaceutical Calculations, 4th edition

Author: Judith A Rees,Ian Smith,Jennie Watson

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

ISBN: 085711168X

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 1525

Introduction to Pharmaceutical Calculations is an essential study aid for pharmacy students. The book contains worked examples and sample questions and answers.

Principles of the Human Genome and Pharmacogenomics

Author: Daniel A. Brazeau,Gayle A. Brazeau

Publisher: Amer Pharmacists Assn

ISBN: 9781582121246

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 124

View: 6956

The field of pharmacogenomics offers new and unique opportunities to improve the benefit-risk ratio of medicines. As the field continues to evolve and grow, it will become increasingly difficult to practice contemporary pharmacy and provide satisfactory pharmaceutical care without some basic knowledge of genetics and genomics. This concise resource provides both students and practitioners with an understanding of the fundamental principles of human genomics and genetics. Student Pharmacists and practicing pharmacists will be able to apply this knowledge base to today’s challenges in optimizing drug therapy and patient care. Key Features: Concise, easy to read format Key genetic concepts Learning outcomes and end of chapter questions Pharmacogenetic case studies Glossary of key terms

Pharmaceutical Dissolution Testing

Author: Umesh V. Banakar

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824785673

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 5089

Introduction, Historical Highlights, and the Need for Dissolution Testing Theories of Dissolution Dissolution Testing Devices Automation in Dissolution Testing, by William A. Hanson and Albertha M. Paul Factors That Influence Dissolution Testing Interpretation of Dissolution Rate Data Techniques and of In Vivo Dissolution, by Umesh V. Banakar, Chetan D. Lathia, and John H. Wood Dissolution of Dosage Forms Dissolution of Modified-Release Dosage Forms Dissolution and Bioavailability Dissolution Testing and the Assessment of Bioavailability/Bioequivalence, by Santosh J. Vetticaden Dissolution Rediscovered, by John H. Wood Appendix: USP/NF Dissolution Test.