This eLearning module is designed to explain what topical medication is, and why topical dosage forms are preferred. The module also categorizes different dosage forms based on their physical properties, and formulation bases.
|Who is it for||
This course is designed as a basic training for all personnel involved in manufacturing and analysis of all topical drug formulations
|Why it matters||
Topical medication constitute around 20% of all repeat prescriptions. It typically includes topical steroids, NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), lubricants, and moisturizers. Topical dosage forms are a primary mode of drug delivery via skin, the largest organ of our body. Therefore, it is important to know about their suitability and regulations governing their manufacture