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Pharmaceutics
the science of preparing drug products after an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) is discovered, pharmacologically tested, synthesized, and purified
Pharmaceutics
science of dosage form design
Pharmaceutics
studies the delivery, absorption, disposition, and effectiveness of the API in the human body. Topics in pharmaceutics research extend beyond drug delivery towards optimizing therapeutic drug effects while minimizing adverse drug reactions
Physical chemistry
studies the physico-chemical properties of drugs, which is important in the formulation of dosage forms. It applies the quantities and theoretical principles of basic sciences into the practice of pharmacy.
Pharmaceutical science
the applied science of pharmacy, which is the integration of physical, chemical, and biologic sciences to link the diverse scientific disciplines that serve as the foundation for modern pharmacy.
drug
an agent intended to use in diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, cure, or prevention of diseases in humans or in other animals
drug product
finished dosage forms or drug delivery system, which contain the API along with excipients in the formulated drug product
Dosage form
are formulated drug preparations administered to patients through a certain route, which contain active and inactive ingredients
Formulation
the process to develop a formula for the preparation of a drug product can be directly used in a clinical
Drug delivery system
is a drug product or device that safely brings a therapeutic agent to a specific body site at a certain rate to achieve an effective concentration at the site of drug action