About the Book :
This adaptation of Bentley's Textbook of Pharmaceutics follows the same goals as those of the previous edition, in a new look. The book has six sections: ? Section I deals with the physicochemical principles. Two new chapters: Complexations and ICH Guidelines for Stability Testing, have been added to make it more informative. ? Section II conveys the information regarding pharmaceutical unit operations and processes. ? Section III describes the area of pharmaceutical practice. Extensive recent updates have been included in many chapters of this section. Two new chapters: Parenteral Formulations and New Drug Delivery Systems, have been added. ? Section IV contains radioactivity principles and applications. ? Section V deals with microbiology and animal products. ? Section VI contains the formulation and packaging aspects of pharmaceuticals. Pilot Plant Manufacturing concepts are added as a new chapter, which may be beneficial to readers to understand the art of designing of a plant from the pilot plant model.