Applied Pharmaceutics in Contemporary Compounding, 4e

Robert Shrewsbury

Applied Pharmaceutics in Contemporary Compounding, 4e, and its accompanying website have been carefully developed for pharmacists, pharmacy educators, pharmacy students, and pharmacy technician students. This book is designed to convey a fundamental understanding of the practices involved in developing and preparing compounded dosage forms utilizing pharmaceutical principles. Applied Pharmaceutics in Contemporary Compounding is well illustrated to visually reinforce the content. Many of the compounding procedures are shown in step-by-step photographs or illustrations and are available as movie clips on the accompanying website.

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Table of Contents for Applied Pharmaceutics in Contemporary Compounding, 4e

  • Front Matter
  • Chapter 1: What Is Compounding?
  • Chapter 2: Regulatory Landscape
  • Chapter 3: Quality Assurance Program
  • Chapter 4: Drug Product and Preparation Stability
  • Chapter 5: An Order to Compound
  • Chapter 6: USP–NF General Chapter <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding– Nonsterile Preparations
  • Chapter 7: Compounding Ingredients and Equipment
  • Chapter 8: Weighing and Measuring
  • Chapter 9: Overview of Solutions
  • Chapter 10: Compounded Oral and Oral and Solutions
  • Chapter 11: Flavoring, Sweetening, and Coloring Oral Preparations
  • Chapter 12: Colloids
  • Chapter 13: Gels

Key features

  • Writing is direct, clearly written, and concise while illustrations visually complement examples and guide students through difficult concepts
  • Relevency is weaved throuhout— Formulation Records and Worksheets ask students to work through scenarios similar to those they will see in their careers
  • Provides pharmaceutics laboratory exercises, compounding laboratory exercises, additional instructional media, and interactive question-and-answer exercises