Pharmaceutics 2009, 1(1), 1-2; doi:10.3390/pharmaceutics1010001
Editorial

Pharmaceutics: A New Open-Access Journal for All Those Interested in Designing Medicines

Aston Pharmacy School, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham. B4 7ET, UK * Editor-in-Chief of Pharmaceutics Associate Editor of Pharmaceutics
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Received: 1 October 2009; Published: 2 October 2009
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Abstract: We know the many hurdles that face us when we look to deliver a drug, starting from the basic characteristics of the drug (its solubility, stability, absorption and biodistribution), to overcoming the physiological barriers faced in reaching the target site, and to maintaining the concentration within the therapeutic window. In addition we must also remember the patient needs in this – is it a child that needs a liquid dosage form? Is it someone having to take multiple doses in a day? Do we need a rapid onset of action in a convenient format? Will people find it convenient to take the drug in the format we are presenting to them – or are there alternative options? [...]

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Perrie, Y.; Mohammed, A.R. Pharmaceutics: A New Open-Access Journal for All Those Interested in Designing Medicines. Pharmaceutics 2009, 1, 1-2.

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Perrie Y, Mohammed AR. Pharmaceutics: A New Open-Access Journal for All Those Interested in Designing Medicines. Pharmaceutics. 2009; 1(1):1-2.

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Perrie, Yvonne; Mohammed, Afzal R. 2009. "Pharmaceutics: A New Open-Access Journal for All Those Interested in Designing Medicines." Pharmaceutics 1, no. 1: 1-2.

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