1st Edition

Revival: Respiratory Drug Delivery (1989)

ISBN 9781138561748
Published January 8, 2018 by CRC Press
276 Pages

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Book Description

The focus of this book is on subjects related to drug delivery to the lung. The text spans topics from aerosol deposition through pharmaceutical chemistry and formulation to the final clinical evaluation of pharmaceutical products. Utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach, the chapters consider toxicology from the point of view of drugs and pharmaceutical excipients used in aerosols.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Pathophysiological and Disease Constraints on Aerosol Delivery

Chapter 2

Toxicological Responses to Inhaled Aerosols and Their Ingredients

Chapter 3

Drug Application to the Respiratory Tract: Metabolic and Pharmacokinetic Considerations

Chapter 4

Pro-Drugs for Pulmonary Drug Targeting

Chapter 5

Absorption, Clearance, and Dissolution in the Lung

Chapter 6

Aerosol Formulation, Generation, and Delivery Using Nonmetered Systems

Chapter 7

Aerosol Formulation, Generation, and Delivery Using Metered Systems

Chapter 8

Clinical Testing of Aerosol Drugs


The Effects of Water Inhalation Suspendion Aerosol Formulations


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Peter R. Byron, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Physical Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics, Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, Richmond, VA.