Pharmaceutical Applications of Polymers for Drug Delivery

Written By David Jones
Pharmaceutical Applications of Polymers for Drug Delivery
  • Publsiher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release : 16 May 2021
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
  • Pages : 124 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Pharmaceutical Applications of Polymers for Drug Delivery written by David Jones which was release on 16 May 2021, this book published by iSmithers Rapra Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Annotation The review focuses on the use of pharmaceutical polymer for controlled drug delivery applications. Examples of pharmaceutical polymers and the principles of controlled drug delivery are outlined and applications of polymers for controlled drug delivery are described. The field of controlled drug delivery is vast therefore this review aims to provide an overview of the applications of pharmaceutical polymers. The review is accompanied by approximately 250 abstracts taken from papers and books in the Rapra Polymer Library database, to facilitate further reading on this subject.

Pharmaceutical Applications of Polymers for Drug Delivery

Pharmaceutical Applications of Polymers for Drug Delivery
  • Author : David Jones
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 124
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : Annotation The review focuses on the use of pharmaceutical polymer for controlled drug delivery applications. Examples of pharmaceutical polymers and the principles of controlled drug delivery are outlined and applications of polymers for controlled drug delivery are described. The field of controlled drug delivery is vast therefore this review aims ...

Applications of Polymers in Drug Delivery

Applications of Polymers in Drug Delivery
  • Author : Ambikanandan Misra,Aliasgar Shahiwala
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-10-02
  • Total pages : 594
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : Applications of Polymers in Drug Delivery, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive resource for anyone looking to understand how polymeric materials can be applied to current, new, and emerging drug delivery applications. Polymers play a crucial role in modulating drug delivery and have been fundamental in the successful development of many ...

Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Applications of Polymers

Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Applications of Polymers
  • Author : T. Cheng,C.G. Gebelein,Victor C. Yang
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 414
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : Polymers continue to show almost amazing versatility. We have always known that polymers could be used for trinkets, toys and dishes. Now, however, we are no longer surprised to encounter these adaptable mate rials in almost every place we look. We find them in our cars, tools, electronic devices, building ...

Polymers for Controlled Drug Delivery

Polymers for Controlled Drug Delivery
  • Author : Peter J. Tarcha
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1990-11-21
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : Polymers for Controlled Drug Delivery addresses the challenges of designing macromolecules that deliver therapeutic agents that function safely and in concert with living organisms. The book primarily discusses classes of polymers and polymeric vehicles, including particulates, such as latexes, coacervates, ion-exchange resins, and liposomes, as well as non-particulate vehicles such ...

Biomedical Applications of Polymeric Materials and Composites

Biomedical Applications of Polymeric Materials and Composites
  • Author : Raju Francis,D. Sakthi Kumar
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-12-19
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : With its content taken from only the very latest results, this is an extensive summary of the various polymeric materials used for biomedical applications. Following an introduction listing various functional polymers, including conductive, biocompatible and conjugated polymers, the book goes on to discuss different synthetic polymers that can be used, ...

Polymer Gels

Polymer Gels
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur,Stefan Ioan Voicu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-02-12
  • Total pages : 414
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : This book summarizes the recent advances in the science and engineering of polymer-gel-based materials in different fields. It also discusses the extensive research developments for the next generation of smart materials. It takes an in-depth look at the current perspectives and market opportunities while pointing to new possibilities and applications. ...

Natural Polymer Drug Delivery Systems

Natural Polymer Drug Delivery Systems
  • Author : Saurabh Bhatia
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-23
  • Total pages : 225
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : This book describes 200 bio-polymers, including the most recent and advanced nanotechnology applications. The applications of various bio-medical and other future potential uses are covered and examined in depth. Systematic discussion of current leading natural polymers is also included....

Polymeric Biomaterials

Polymeric Biomaterials
  • Author : Severian Dumitriu,Valentin Popa
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-17
  • Total pages : 820
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : Biomaterials have had a major impact on the practice of contemporary medicine and patient care. Growing into a major interdisciplinary effort involving chemists, biologists, engineers, and physicians, biomaterials development has enabled the creation of high-quality devices, implants, and drug carriers with greater biocompatibility and biofunctionality. The fast-paced research and increasing ...

Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials

Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials
  • Author : Richard Baker
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • Total pages : 488
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials is a collection papers that deal with the study of controlled release applications in drugs and other pharmacological products and processes. The text covers topics such as the theory and practice of controlled drug delivery from bioerodible polymers, biodegradable drug delivery systems from aliphatic polyesters, ...

Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications

Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications
  • Author : Amit Kumar Nayak,Md Saquib Hasnain,Dilipkumar Pal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-16
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : This new volume, Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications, Volume 1: Plant-Derived Polymers, presents some of the latest research on the applications of natural polymers in drug delivery and therapeutics for healthcare benefits. Polymers and their applications from several plants are discussed in depth, including tamarind gum, gum Arabic, natural carbohydrate polymer ...

Bioresponsive Polymers

Bioresponsive Polymers
  • Author : Deepa H. Patel
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-09
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : This volume, Bioresponsive Polymers: Design and Application in Drug Delivery, focuses on recent advancements in bioresponsive polymers and their design, characterization, and applications in varied fields, such as drug delivery and gene delivery. It looks at several carriers for drug delivery and biological molecules using different bioresponsive polymers. To address ...

Natural Polymers for Drug Delivery

Natural Polymers for Drug Delivery
  • Author : Harsha Kharkwal,Srinivas Janaswamy
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2016-12-07
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : Natural polymers have been utilized extensively in food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, textiles, oil drilling and paint industries. Their non-toxic and inexpensive attributes readily enhance their commercial acceptability and make them potent agents in lieu of synthetic polymers. This book explores the opportunistic utility of natural polymers in developing effective drug delivery ...

Polymers in Drug Delivery

Polymers in Drug Delivery
  • Author : Ijeoma F. Uchegbu,Andreas G. Schatzlein
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2006-05-19
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : Together, the nano explosion and the genomic revolution are ushering in a new frontier in drug delivery. In recent years we've seen how polymers can play a crucial role in controlling the rate of drug release, enhancing solubility and uptake, and limiting degradation and toxicity. In the very near future, ...

Design of Controlled Release Drug Delivery Systems

Design of Controlled Release Drug Delivery Systems
  • Author : Xiaoling Li
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2005-11-24
  • Total pages : 435
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : The goal of every drug delivery system is to deliver the precise amount of a drug at a pre-programmed rate to the desired location in order to achieve the drug level necessary for the treatment. An essential guide for biomedical engineers and pharmaceutical designers, this resource combines physicochemical principles with ...

Handbook of Pharmaceutical Controlled Release Technology

Handbook of Pharmaceutical Controlled Release Technology
  • Author : Donald L. Wise
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2000-08-24
  • Total pages : 902
  • ISBN : 9781859574799
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Summary : The Handbook of Pharmaceutical Controlled Release Technology reviews the design, fabrication, methodology, administration, and classifications of various drug delivery systems, including matrices, and membrane controlled reservoir, bioerodible, and pendant chain systems. Contains cutting-edge research on the controlled delivery of biomolecules! Discussing the advantages and limitations of controlled release systems, the ...