Pharmaceutics:a new open-access journal for all those interested in designing medicines

Perrie, Yvonne and Mohammed, Afzal-Ur-Rahman (2009). Pharmaceutics:a new open-access journal for all those interested in designing medicines. Pharmaceutics, 1 (1), pp. 1-2.

Abstract

We know the many hurdles that face us when we look to deliver a drug, starting from the basic characteristics of the drug (its solubility, stability, absorption and biodistribution), to overcoming the physiological barriers faced in reaching the target site, and to maintaining the concentration within the therapeutic window. In addition we must also remember the patient needs in this – is it a child that needs a liquid dosage form? Is it someone having to take multiple doses in a day? Do we need a rapid onset of action in a convenient format? Will people find it convenient to take the drug in the format we are presenting to them – or are there alternative options? [...]

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics1010001
Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Pharmacy
Life & Health Sciences
Life & Health Sciences > Chronic and Communicable Conditions
Additional Information: Creative Commons : Attribution
Full Text Link: http://www.mdpi ... 1999-4923/1/1/1
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Published Date: 2009-10-02
Authors: Perrie, Yvonne
Mohammed, Afzal-Ur-Rahman ( 0000-0002-5212-3040)

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