A Review of Classification of Emerging Excipients in Parenteral Medications

March 2, 2003
Shireesh P. Apte, PhD

Shireesh P. Apte, PhD, is a lead scientist at Baxter I.V. Systems Inc.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-03-02-2003, Volume 27, Issue 3

As parenteral drug delivery becomes more complex and sophisticated, excipients that can facilitate drug (or gene) delivery to specific therapeutic targets will be required. An overwhelming majority of these excipients are derived from natural sources.