Presents the interrelationships of the physicochemical properties of the drug and the dosage form, to the route of administration and to the rate and extent of systemic absorption. Drug absorption mechanisms, physiological and GIT constraints on dosage form transit and bioavailability, effect of formulation parameters, dissolution methodologies, in-vitro/in-vivo correlation of drug product performance as well as SUPAC, ICH and FDA guidelines on development and approval process will be covered. Formulation strategies for optimum therapeutic outcome via application of pharmaceutical sciences to the design of drug delivery systems is provided.
Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate.
Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.