BP103T. PHARMACEUTICS- I Books : PharmaLite.in



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Historical background and development of profession of pharmacy: History of profession of Pharmacy in India in relation to pharmacy education, industry and organization, Pharmacy as a career, Pharmacopoeias: Introduction to IP, BP, USP and Extra Pharmacopoeia. 

Dosage forms: Introduction to dosage forms, classification and definitions. 

Prescription: Definition, Parts of prescription, handling of Prescription and Errors in prescription. 

Posology: Definition, Factors affecting posology. Pediatric dose calculations based on age, body weight and body surface area. 


Pharmaceutical calculations: Weights and measures– Imperial & Metric system, Calculations involving percentage solutions, allegation, proof spirit and isotonic solutions based on freezing point and molecular weight. 

Powders:  Definition, classification, advantages and disadvantages. Simple & compound powders– official preparations, dusting powders, effervescent, efflorescent and hygroscopic powders, eutectic mixtures. Geometric dilutions. 

Liquid dosage forms: Advantages and disadvantages of liquid dosage forms. Excipients used in formulation of liquid dosage forms. Solubility enhancement techniques. 


Monophasic liquids:  Definitions and preparations of Gargles, Mouthwashes, Throat Paint, Eardrops, Nasal drops, Enemas, Syrups, Elixirs, Liniments and Lotions. 

Biphasic liquids: 

Suspensions: Definition, advantages and disadvantages, classifications, Preparation of suspensions; Flocculated and Deflocculated suspension & stability problems and methods to overcome. 

Emulsions: Definition, classification, emulsifying agent, test for the identification of type of Emulsion, Methods of preparation & stability problems and methods to overcome. 


Suppositories: Definition, types, advantages and disadvantages, types of bases, methods of preparations. Displacement value & its calculations, evaluation of suppositories. Pharmaceutical incompatibilities: Definition, classification, physical, chemical and therapeutic incompatibilities with examples. 


Semisolid dosage forms:  Definitions, classification, mechanisms and factors influencing dermal penetration of drugs. Preparation of ointments, pastes, creams and gels. 

Excipients used in semi-solid dosage forms. Evaluation of semi-solid dosages forms. 


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