FASTTRACK: PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOUNDING AND DISPENSING This title has been archived.

Author: Christopher Langley, Dawn Belcher
Affiliation: Aston University School of Pharmacy; Birmingham, UK
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN 10: 0853697000
ISBN 13: 9780853697008
Edition: 1st

Description:

Based on the successful textbook, Pharmaceutical Compounding and Dispensing, this book has been designed to assist the student compounder in understanding the key dosage forms encountered within extemporaneous dispensing.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • Introduction to the FASTtrack series
  • Preface
  • About the authors

Introduction

  • Layout of this text
  • Storage and labelling requirements
  • Pharmaceutical packaging
  • Standards for extemporaneous dispensing

Solutions

  • Overview
  • Introduction and overview of solutions
  • General method
  • Worked examples
  • Self-assessment

Suspensions

  • Overview
  • Introduction and overview of suspensions
  • General method
  • Worked examples
  • Self-assessment

Emulsions

  • Overview
  • Introduction and overview of emulsions
  • Stability of emulsions
  • General method
  • Worked examples
  • Self-assessment

Creams

  • Overview
  • Introduction and overview of creams
  • General method
  • Worked examples
  • Self-assessment

Ointments, pastes and gels

  • Overview
  • Introduction and overview of ointments, pastes and gels
  • General method
  • Worked examples
  • Self-assessment

Suppositories and pessaries

  • Overview
  • Introduction and overview of suppositories and pessaries
  • General method
  • Worked examples
  • Worked examples
  • Self-assessment

Powders and capsules

  • Overview
  • Introduction and overview of powders and capsules
  • General method
  • Worked examples
  • Self-assessment

Answers to self-assessment

  • Chapter 2: Solutions
  • Chapter 3: Suspensions
  • Chapter 4: Emulsions
  • Chapter 5: Creams
  • Chapter 6: Ointments, pastes and gels
  • Chapter 7: Suppositories and pessaries
  • Chapter 8: Powders and capsules

Bibliography

  • Bibliography

Further reading

  • Further reading

Appendices

  • Appendix 1 Glossary of terms used in formulations
  • Appendix 2 Abbreviations commonly used within pharmacy
  • Appendix 3 Formulae contents