Special Issue "Drug Stability"
A special issue of Pharmaceutics (ISSN 1999-4923).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2017) | Viewed by 13179
Interests: photo-stability; in-use drug stability; drug regulation and quality; falsified medicines, formulation and excipients
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Special Issue in Pharmaceutics: Drug Stability and Stabilization Techniques
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Special Issue in Pharmaceutics: Drug Stability and Stabilization Techniques Volume II
Special Issue in Pharmaceuticals: Pharmaceutical Excipients in Formulation Design and Drug Delivery
Stability is a term widely used to designate the chemical and physical integrity of a drug dosage form and its ability to maintain protection against exposure to environmental conditions, such as light, air (oxygen) and heat throughout its shelf-life. However, this field of research has expanded over recent years to include the effects on stability of storage and transport, repackaging and importantly the potential clinical outcomes for patients who may be exposed to toxic effects of drug degradants, with an example including photosensitivity reactions as a result of exposure to light after taking a drug susceptible to photo degradation. Drug stability has also become an important area of research for analytical chemists in the development of stability-indicating methods of analysis, and is critical in drug regulation and quality as regulators especially in developing countries focus their attention on counterfeit medicines. The aim of compiling this Special Issue of Pharmaceutics on the topic of “Drug Stability” is to draw together experts with knowledge in the field across this widely diverse area including chemists, pharmaceutical scientists and clinicians, who are engaged in contemporary pure and applied research to solve the challenges of delivering stable and quality drug dosage forms to all populations. Submissions (original papers and reviews) that contribute to understanding and applications of relevance for Drug Stability are welcomed for this Special Issue.
Prof. Dr. Beverley D. Glass
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- Drug stability
- Photo stability
- Drug degradation
- In-use stability
- Drug stabilization