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Galenic formulation

Galenic formulation deals with the principles of preparing and compounding medicines in order to optimize their absorption. The formulation of a medicine has an impact on the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and safety profile of a drug. Galenic formulation is named after Claudius Galen, a 3rd Century AD Greek physician.


  • Damien G, Huet de Barochez B, Schiavi P., Galenic development and pharmacokinetic profile of indapamide sustained release 1.5 mg, Clin Pharmacokinet. 1999;37 Suppl 1:13-9.

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