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The textbook begins with a review of the history of pharmacy profession in India in relation to education, career and different Pharmacopoeias. Next chapter is about prescription, posology and various pharmaceuticals dosage forms. Other chapters are about solid, liquid and gaseous formulations including packaging specifications and their quality control. Concepts in these chapters are important not only for understanding a drug formulation but also for providing the scientific basis for rational excipients selection. This book is written with very easy language in English as well as Hindi. The textbook second part includes practical exercises where a student could apply his or her theoretical concepts to real practical situations.

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ISBN 978-81-19781-01-0
Publishers R. Narain Publishers & Distributors
Author Dr. Kiran Singh Sharma, Akhilesh Pratap & Avinash Chaudhary
Binding Paperback
Edition 1/e
Price 370
Year 2024
Pages 296
Subject Bilingual Text Book of Pharmaceutics
Weight 300 g
Dimensions 24 × 19 × 1 cm

Table of Content

l History of the profession of Pharmacy in India in relation to Pharmacy education, industry, pharmacy practice, and various professional associations.
l Pharmacy as a career
l Pharmacopoeia: Introduction to IP, BP, USP, NF and Extra Pharmacopoeia. Salient features of Indian Pharmacopoeia
Packaging materials: Types, selection criteria, advantages and disadvantages of glass, plastic, metal, rubber as packaging materials.
Pharmaceutical aids: Organoleptic (Colouring, flavouring, and sweetening) agents
Preservatives: Definition, types with examples and uses
Unit operations: Definition, objectives/applications, principles, construction, and workings of:
Size reduction: hammer mill and ball mill
Size separation: Classification of powders according to IP,Cyclone separator, Sieves and standards of sieves
Mixing: Double cone blender, Turbine mixer, Triple roller mill and Silverson mixer homogenizer
Filtration: Theory of filtration, membrane filter and sinteredglass filter
Drying: working of fluidized bed dryer and process offreeze drying
Extraction: Definition, Classification, method, and applications
Tablets – coated and uncoated, various modified tablets(sustained release, extended-release, fast dissolving, multi- layered, etc.)
Capsules – hard and soft gelatine capsules
Liquid oral preparations – solution, syrup, elixir, emulsion, suspension, dry powder for reconstitution
Topical preparations – ointments, creams, pastes, gels, liniments and lotions, suppositories, and pessaries
Nasal preparations, Ear preparations
Powders and granules – Insufflations, dusting powders, effervescent powders, and effervescent granules
Sterile formulations – Injectables, eye drops and eye ointments
Immunological products: Sera, vaccines, toxoids, and their manufacturing methods.
Basic structure, layout, sections, and activities of pharmaceutical manufacturing plants
Quality control and quality assurance: Definition and concepts of quality control and quality assurance, current good manufacturing practice (cGMP), Introduction to the concept of calibration and validation
Novel drug delivery systems: Introduction, Classification with examples, advantages, and challenges.


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