Polyvinylpyrrolidone Excipients for Pharmaceuticals

Povidone, Crospovidone and Copovidone

  • Volker Bühler

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About this book


The book describes the properties, analytical methods and the applications of different polyvinylpyrrolidone excipients (povidone, crospovidone, copovidone etc.) for use in pharmaceutical preparations. This group of excipients is one of the most important excipients used in modern technology to produce drugs. The book is intended for all persons working in the research, development and quality control of drugs. It gives a survey of all applications in solid, liquid and semisolid dosage forms including many drug formulation examples and more than 600 references to the literature.


chemistry development drugs medicinal chemistry pharmaceutical pharmaceutical technology polymers quality control

Authors and affiliations

  • Volker Bühler
    • 1
  1. 1.Wachenheim/WeinstraßeGermany

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-23412-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-27090-4
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