Special Issue "Drug Stability and Stabilization Techniques Volume II"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 November 2022) | Viewed by 21764
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
Special Issue in Pharmaceutics: Drug Stability and Stabilization Techniques
Special Issue in Pharmacy: Pharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics
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 protect the dosage form 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, including photosensitivity reactions for patients, who may be exposed to toxic effects of drug degradants. 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 falsified and substandard medicines. The aim of compiling this Special Issue of Pharmaceutics on the topic of “Drug Stability and Stabilization Techniques” 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 and stabilization techniques 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
- drug quality