PHAR 338 Drug Delivery Systems

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PHAR 338 Drug Delivery Systems

Department offering the course: Pharmaceutical Technology
Third Level [Sixth semester]

Basic Information
Total Credit Hours: 3
Lecture: 2
Practical: 2

Professional Information
Overall Aims of Course
The course aims at providing the students with important considerations and problems encountered during the design and formulation of drug delivery systems. The course gives a special focus on the preformulation stage and possible in-vitro interactions in pharmaceutical products. The course also aims at introducing the students into the basic principles of the design of modified-release and particulate drug delivery systems. Students will be informed with a knowledge about patient counselling.

Time Table:
Mon 08:00 am - 10:00 am
Mon 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Wed 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Office Hours:     Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm   

Assessment  Methods:
- Written examinations to assess knowledge base  and intellectual qualities
- Oral examination to assess knowledge base and transferable skills
- Practical examination to assess practical and professional skills
- Assignments through the entire semester to assess practical skills

List of References

Course handouts: Are available..
- Pharmaceutics: The Science of Dosage Form Design (11th edition) by Michael E. Aulton, 2011.
- Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy (Remington the Science and Practice of   Pharmacy, 21st edition) by University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
- Drug Delivery and Targeting, Aulton M.E., 2nd edition, 2007.
- Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery, Mahato R.I. and Narang A.S., 2nd edition, Oct 25, 2011.
- Oral Controlled Release; Formulation, Design and Drug Delivery, Wen H. and Park.K., Wiley, 2011.


- J. of Controlled Release, Elsevier
- Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, Information Health Care