PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS OF RAW MATERIALS

(Elective / Teaching hours per week: 3 / Assessment: final exam at the end of each term or September/ Credits: 3)

Teacher:

 P. Dallas (Assistant Professor)

Topics:

    • For tablets: Lubricants, diluents, binders, disintegrants, excipients for coating, plasticizers
    • For topical semi-solid and transdermals pharmaceutical products: oils, fats, emulsifiers, humectants, gelling agents, penetration enhancers
    • For suppositories: fatty bases, water soluble bases, water dispersible bases
    • For suspensions: wetting agents, surfactants, coagulating-flocculating agents, suspending agents
    • Preservatives
    • Pharmaceutical polymers