Basics of Compounding: Compounding Suppositories: Part I - Theoretical Considerations
Author(s): Allen Loyd V Jr
Issue: Jul/Aug 2000 - Compounding for Hospice and Cancer Patients
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Abstract: The author discusses applications/uses of suppositories, their physicochemical considerations, the presence of water, hygroscopicity, viscosity, brittleness, density, volume contraction, special problems, incompatibilities, rate of drug release, bases, oil-soluble bases, hydrogenated vegetable oil bases, water-soluble bases and stability.
Related Keywords: analgesics, antiasthmatics, antinauseants, hormones, local effect, rectal, suppositories, suppository, systemic effect, urethral, vaginal
Related Categories: HOSPICE/PALLIATIVE CARE, PEDIATRICS, SUPPORT
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