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A Textbook of Novel Drug Delivery Systems (PCI)

A Textbook of Novel Drug Delivery Systems (PCI)

Published by SIA Publishers and Distributors (P) Ltd.

Course Code : B.Pharm VII-Sem (PCI)
University : Pharmacy Council of India
Regulation : 2020
Categories : Pharmacy
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Controlled Drug Delivery Systems: Introduction, terminology/definitions and rationale, advantages, disadvantages, selection of drug candidates. Approaches to design controlled release formulations based on diffusion, dissolution and ion exchange principles. Physico-chemical and biological properties of drugs relevant to controlled release formulations. Polymers: Introduction, classification, properties, advantages and application of polymers in formulation of controlled release drug delivery systems.


Microencapsulation: Definition, advantages and disadvantages, microspheres/microcapsules, microparticles, methods of microencapsulation, applications. Mucosal Drug Delivery Systems: Introduction, principles of bioadhesion/mucoadhesion, concepts, advantages and disadvantages, transmucosal permeability and formulation considerations of buccal delivery systems. Implantable Drug Delivery Systems: Introduction, advantages and disadvantages, concept of implants and osmotic pump.


Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems: Introduction, permeation through skin, factors affecting permeation, permeation enhancers, basic components of TDDS, formulation approaches. Gastroretentive Drug Delivery Systems: Introduction, advantages, disadvantages, approaches for GRDDS - floating, high density systems, inflatable and gastroadhesive systems and their applications. Nasopulmonary Drug Delivery Systems: Introduction to nasal and pulmonary routes of drug delivery, formulation of inhalers (dry powder and metered dose), nasal sprays, nebulizers.


Targeted Drug Delivery: Concepts and approaches, advantages and disadvantages, introduction to liposomes, niosomes, nanoparticles, monoclonal antibodies and their applications.


Ocular Drug Delivery Systems: Introduction, intra ocular barriers and methods to overcome - preliminary study, ocular formulations and ocuserts. Intrauterine Drug Delivery Systems: Introduction, advantages and disadvantages, development of intrauterine devices (IUDs) and applications.

Note : A Textbook of Novel Drug Delivery Systems (PCI) B.Pharm VII-Sem (PCI) 2020-21

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