Applications of co-crystals in pharmaceutical drugs

Pai, Aravinda and Choudhari, Ravi and Muddukrishna, BS (2018) Applications of co-crystals in pharmaceutical drugs. Systematic Reviews in Pharmacy, 9 (1). pp. 55-57. ISSN 0975-8453

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Abstract

Co-crystal synthesis has become a field of high interest in the last decade. This category of solid forms has a variety of applications in industries such as textile, paper and electronics. For many purposes co-crystals will have superior properties in comparison to traditional salt crystals. This review article will focus on the application of co-crystals in pharmaceutical drugs. Co-crystals have opened doors to rein-troduce previously poor performing bioactive ingredients in new and improved solid structures. They have also allowed for the introduction of a new range of compounds for pharmaceutical therapy. Most importantly, co-crystals can create new medicines with increased solubility and hence improve the effi-ciency and safety of the treatment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Co-crystal; Solid state characterization; Solubility; Stability; Xrd; Moisture.
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2018 04:18
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2018 04:18
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/150447

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