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Basics of Sterile Compounding: Excipients Used in Injections

Author(s):  Akers Michael J

Issue:  Jul/Aug 2017 - Volume 21, Number 4
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Abstract:  This article focuses on the majority of different excipients (all formulation components

Related Keywords: Michael J. Akers, PhD, compounded sterile preparations, injections, injectable preparations, mechanisms of drug degradation, freeze-dried drugs, drugs in solution, proteins, quality control, excipients, stabilization additives, stability, solubility, solubilizing agents, stabilizers, buffers, antioxidants, chelating agents, chelators, cryoprotectants, lyoprotectants, competitive binders, antimicrobial preservatives, tonicity adjusters, bulking agents, suspending agents, emulsifying agents, emulsifiers, suspensions, biodegradable polymers, drug delivery controls, polyethylene glycol, surface active agents, surfactants, osmolality agents, salts, oleaginous solutions, emulsions, liposomes, sustained release injectables, microspheres, implants, hydrogels

Related Categories: EXCIPIENTS, PARENTERALS, STERILE PREPARATIONS, DOSAGE FORMS/DRUG CARRIERS

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