Applied Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics

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9780071375511: Applied Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics

The most comprehensive text on the practical applications of biopharmaceuticals and pharmacokinetics!

"The updated edition provides the reader with a solid foundation in the basic principles of pharmacokinetics and biopharmaceutics. Students will be able to apply the information to their clinical practice and researchers will find this to be a valuable reference. This modestly priced book should be the gold standard for student use."--Doody's Review Service

The primary emphasis of this book is on the application and understanding of concepts. Basic theoretical discussions of the principles of biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics are provided, along with illustrative examples and practice problems and solutions to help the student gain skill in practical problem solving.

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The Best Way to Learn Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.

Applied Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics provides the reader with a basic understanding of the principles of biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics as applied to drug product development and drug therapy. The revised and updated fifth edition of this popular text remains unique in teaching the student the basic concepts that may be applied to understanding the complex issues associated with the processes of drug delivery and the essentials of safe and effective drug therapy.

*Chapter on Pharmacogenetics
*Explanation of the role of pharmacogenetics in drug metabolism using examples of drugs that frequently lead to drug interactions
*Chapter on the Impact of Biopharmaceutics on Drug Product Quality and Clinical Efficacy
*Enhanced applications to pharmacy practice with the emphasis on biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics and drug delivery
*Updated coverage of dosing in clinical situations including dosing in special populations and what to do with a skipped dose in patients
*Additional practice problems and clinical examples
*Newest concepts in biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics
*Reorganized content to follow today's curriculum in pharmaceutical sciences

" ... An excellent book on biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics ... recommended not only for the newcomer, but as a valuable reference in any library."
—Online reader review of the previous edition

About the Author:

Leon Shargel, PhD is vice president of biopharmaceutics at Eon Labs, Inc. Wilson, NC., Susanna Wu-Pong, PhD, RPh is an associate professor in the department of pharmaceutics at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, Andrew B.C. Yu,PhD, RPh, formerly a professor at the Albany College of Pharmacy, is currently with the FDA in Rockville, MD.

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Leon Shargel, Susanna Wu-Pong, Andrew B. C. Yu
Published by Appleton & Lange (2004)
ISBN 10: 0071375511 ISBN 13: 9780071375511
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