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Ophthalmic and Otic Drug Delivery

  • Ashlee D. Brunaugh
  • Hugh D. C. Smyth
  • Robert O. Williams III
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Part of the AAPS Introductions in the Pharmaceutical Sciences book series (AAPSINSTR)

Abstract

This chapter introduces special considerations and formulation techniques for ophthalmic and otic drug delivery. Types of ophthalmic dosage forms are reviewed and placed in clinically relevant context. Commonly used excipients and their functions are also reviewed.

Keywords

Ophthalmic drug delivery Otic drug delivery Ophthalmic dosage forms Ocular bioavailability 

Further Reading

  1. Suggested readings for the student include the following texts:Google Scholar
  2. 1.
    Jiao J. Polyoxyethylated nonionic surfactants and their applications in topical ocular drug delivery. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2008;60:1663–73.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 2.
    Liu X, Li M, Smyth H, Zhang F. Otic drug delivery systems: formulation principles and recent developments. Drug Dev Ind Pharm. 2018;44(9):1395–408.  https://doi.org/10.1080/03639045.2018.1464022.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashlee D. Brunaugh
    • 1
  • Hugh D. C. Smyth
    • 1
  • Robert O. Williams III
    • 1
  1. 1.College of PharmacyThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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