PCT 202: Properties of Solid Systems - Introduction and Particle Size

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What is the advantage of oral solid dosage forms over injectable dosage forms?

Which method is not used for particle size determination in solid systems?

Which type of solid dosage form is known for offering microbial stability without the need for preservatives?

What is a common type of large dose oral powder dosage form?

Which of the following is NOT a type of solid dosage form discussed in the text?

What is a key reason why powdered drugs are rarely used today?

What type of tablets are designed to release their contents gradually over an extended period of time?

Which type of tablets are designed to dissolve quickly in the mouth without the need for water?

What is the property of a particle that makes it difficult to assign a meaningful diameter?

Which method of determining particle size involves expressing the diameter in terms of weights, volumes, or surface areas?

Which type of capsules are made from a flexible, gel-like material?

What is the purpose of enteric-coated tablets?

Why is it important to have a good knowledge and control of the particle size of a drug in pharmacy?

How does particle size influence the formulation of tablets and capsules?

In what way can small particles in a suspension affect its usability?

What is the significance of particle size in mixtures of solids?

What are the two important properties in a polydisperse sample of particles?

How does particle size affect the release of a drug from dosage forms?


Learn about solid dosage forms and their importance in pharmaceuticals. Explore topics such as particle size, mean particle size, particle size distribution, distribution curves, and methods of particle size determination.

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