Drug delivery and Formulation Science
Age adapted oral dosage forms: implications in the design and delivery of drugs for elderly and pediatric patients.
A 4000- word informative and critically- assessed understanding/explanation of the different types of oral dosage forms available for elderly and pediatric patients. Commentary on the key factors considered during the design, formulation such as:
1- Ionic exchange resin,
2- In situ gelling sustain release,
3- Micro particulate sustain release,
4- Oral disintegrating tablet,
5- Using of Gel and Jelly as a drug vehicle,
6- Delivery and packaging strategies of these should be mentioned.
You may wish to discuss the contents with named examples of current formulations and/or 1_4 specific disease. Diagrams and/ or tables are encouraged if appropriate.
Use as many as references and articles to fulfill the above requirements
Please use 1.5 spacing, size 11 type.