Handbook of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Formulations: Over-the-Counter Products (Volume 5 of 6)

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Taylor & Francis, Apr 27, 2004 - Medical - 337 pages
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The fifth volume in the series, this book covers over-the-counter products, which include formulations of products classified by the US FDA under the OTC category. Each entry begins with a fully validated scaleable manufacturing formula and a summary of manufacturing process. The book provides a detailed discussion on the difficulties encountered in formulating and manufacturing OTC products. The section on regulatory and manufacturing guidance deals with the topics of cGMP practices for the OTC drug products, formulations of solid oral dosage forms, oral solutions and suspensions, validation of cleaning process, in addition to providing quick tips on resolving the common problems in formulating OTC drugs.

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Pakistani doctor Sarfaraz K. Niazi has been teaching in the field of pharmaceutical sciences for over 34 years. He has published over 100 research articles and over a dozen major books including textbooks and a book on patent filing. He is the recipient of several research recognition awards. He is a licensed practitioner of patent law in the United States and serves the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in the transition of research ideas into useful technology. Niazi holds several major US and worldwide patents for his inventions and writes in the fields of philosophy, sociology, rhetoric and poetry. He is the author of the first book on clinical pharmacokinetics and the largest work on pharmaceutical manufacturing formulations and also on the manufacturing of therapeutic proteins. He holds several fellowship of learned societies and is a reviewer for scientific journals. He writes poetry in several languages and as a hobby translates ancient Urdu and Persian poetry into English.

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