Drug Absorption and Particle Size Quiz

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How does particle size reduction affect the effective surface area of the drug?

What is the impact of micronized particle size on the absorption of low aqueous solubility drugs?

Why might a disintegrant be added to the formulation of poorly soluble drugs?

What is a limitation of extensive particle size reduction for poorly soluble, hydrophobic drugs?

Why might increased rate of dissolution be undesirable for certain drugs like penicillin G and erythromycin?


Test your knowledge on the relationship between particle size reduction and drug absorption. Learn about the impact of micronization on the bioavailability of certain drugs such as griseofulvin, nitrofurantoin, and steroids.

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