The Importance of Defining and Characterizing Solid State Forms
Summary: The process of discovering and characterizing an API’s various salt forms and polymorphs is a critical drug development activity. Indeed, these forms can play a major role in successful preclinical evaluation and product development. In this interview published in Pharmaceutical Technology, Pingyun (P.Y.) Chen, Ph.D., Director of Early Development at Catalent Pharma Solutions, highlights the importance of salt form selection and polymorphic screening as well as their potential effects on formulation development.