Drug Formulations and Manufacturing
Drug formulation is the process of combining various chemical substances to produce a final medicinal product, the final product is called a drug mixture or drug formulation. This process takes various factors into consideration such as solubility, particle size, polymorphism and pH. These all factors influence bioavailability and therapeutic effect of a drug.
Drug manufacturing is the process of production of drug products at large scale involving pharmaceutical companies. The whole drug manufacturing procedure is the specific processes of several unit operations including formulation and pre-formulation development of drug products.