Eight Commonly Used Techniques for Drug Analysis
Drug analysis refers to the detection and analysis of ingredients and contents in drugs. Drug analysis and testing (formulationbio.com/analytical.html) involves the study of composition, physical and chemical properties, purity, and the determination of the content of active pharmaceutical ingredients and their preparations, to ensure that the medications are safe, rational, and effective.
Drug analysis and testing are very important for drug development, which generally encompasses disintegration test, dissolution test, tablet hardness test, tablet fragility test, residual solvents test, dosage units uniformity test, bioavailability/bioequivalence detection, microbial limits test, particulate matter test, elemental impurities analysis formulationbio.com/elemental-impurities-analysis.html), and extractables & leachables test. To accomplish these analytical testing tasks, some drug analysis methods are employed. The most commonly used drug analysis methods are as follows: