Publisher description for Handbook of pharmaceutical controlled release technology / [edited by] Donald L. Wise.

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Reviewing the design, fabrication, methodology, administration, and classifications of various drug delivery systems, this bestselling handbook provides exhaustive coverage on a huge range of systems and devices. It fully examines the cost, comfort, disease control, side effects, and patient compliance involved with the oral, transdermal, parenteral, and implantable delivery of drugs. Among a wealth of topics, it discusses the advantages and limitations of controlled release systems; examines matrices, and membrane controlled reservoir, bioerodible, and pendant chain systems; evaluates polymers as drug delivery carriers; and describes peptide, protein, micro, and nanoparticulate release systems.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Drugs -- Controlled release -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.