PHC330H1: Pharmaceutics 2


This course provides an understanding of advanced topics in pharmaceutics. It involves a detailed examination of the material properties of pharmaceuticals and the role of cellular processes in the delivery of a drug to its site of action. Selected topics include thermodynamic characterization of drug solubility, diffusion measurement and its use in pharmaceutics, liposomal drug delivery, excipient consideration and selection for liquid dosage forms, polymeric materials in pharmaceutical applications, rheology and its applicability to liquid drug vehicles, bioequivalence determination of dermatological dosage forms, and an introduction on the impact of physiochemical properties on dermatological dosage forms.

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