Semisolid Dosage

(Back Catalog) Lesson Code: PUF-303. Describes semisolid dose products manufactured by the Pharmaceutical Industry. It describes what ingredients are used and what manufacturing steps are required.

  • Category: Finished Dose - Processes


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

- Describe how semisolid dosage forms work

- List the different types of semisolid dosage forms

- List the advantages and disadvantages of semisolids

- Describe the stages involved in the preparation of an ointment, a cream, and a gel

- List the common ingredients found in ointments, pastes, creams and gels

- Describe the make-up of a transdermal patch