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Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics by V. Venkateswarlu: A Review


Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics by V. Venkateswarlu: A Review




Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics is a book written by V. Venkateswarlu, a senior director at Dr.Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., Hyderabad. The book deals with the basics of the two disciplines of biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics, which are essential for understanding the various procedures and advances in drug design, product development, therapeutic drug monitoring, etc.


Biopharmaceutics covers the different factors such as biological, physiochemical and formulation that influence the therapeutic efficacy of a drug. The book explains how these factors affect the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion (ADME) of drugs in the body. The book also discusses the concepts of bioavailability, bioequivalence, biowaiver and biosimilarity of drugs.


Biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics by venkateswarlu pdf



Pharmacokinetics covers the fundamentals of one compartment open model, multi-compartmental models, nonlinear pharmacokinetics, clearance concepts, pharmacokinetic parameters and pharmacokinetic models. The book presents the mathematical equations using simple integration and differentiation methods and provides practice problems and question bank at the end of each chapter. The book also includes a chapter on biostatistics with practice problems.


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