Drug Stability for Pharmaceutical Scientists
by Thorsteinn Loftsson
Drug Stability for Pharmaceutical Scientists is a clear and easy-to-follow guide on drug degradation in pharmaceutical formulation. This book features valuable content on both aqueous and solid drug solutions, the stability of proteins and peptides, acid-base catalyzed and solvent catalyzed reactions, how drug formulation can influence drug stability, the influence of external factors on reaction rates and much more. Full of examples of real-life formulation problems and step-by-step calculations, this book is the ideal resource for graduate students, as well as scientists in the pharmaceutical and related industries.
- Illustrates important theoretical concepts with numerous examples, figures, calculations, learning problems and questions for self-study and retention of material
- Provides answers and explanations to test your knowledge
- Enables you to better understand key concepts such as rate and order of reaction, reaction equilibrium, complex reaction mechanisms and more
- Includes an in-depth discussion of both aqueous and solid drug solutions and contains the latest international regulatory requirements on drug stability