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Polyvinylpyrrolidone Excipients for Pharmaceuticals

Povidone, Crospovidone and Copovidone


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About this book


The book describes the properties, analytical methods and the applications of different polyvinylpyrrolidone excipients (povidone, crospovidone, copovidone etc.) for use in pharmaceutical preparations. This group of excipients is one of the most important excipients used in modern technology to produce drugs. The book is intended for all persons working in the research, development and quality control of drugs. It gives a survey of all applications in solid, liquid and semisolid dosage forms including many drug formulation examples and more than 600 references to the literature.


chemistry development drugs medicinal chemistry pharmaceutical pharmaceutical technology polymers quality control

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Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Polyvinylpyrrolidone Excipients for Pharmaceuticals
  • Book Subtitle Povidone, Crospovidone and Copovidone
  • Authors Volker Bühler
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-23412-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-06243-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-27090-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 254
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pharmacy
    Polymer Sciences
    Analytical Chemistry
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