May 20, 2024

103T. Pharmaceutics I Theory syllabus

Pharmaceutics I Theory syllabus


Historical background and development of the profession of pharmacy

History of the profession of Pharmacy in India in relation to pharmacy education, industry, and organization

Pharmacy as a career

Pharmacopoeias: Introduction

Indian Pharmacopoeia,

British Pharmacopoeia,

United States Pharmacopoeia

International Pharmacopoeia

Dosage forms

Introduction to dosage forms, classification, and definitions


Definition, Parts of prescription,

Handling of Prescription, and Errors in prescription.


Definition, Factors affecting posology.

Pediatric dose calculations are based on age, body weight, and body surface area.

Unit 1 MCQ History, Pharmacopoeia, Dosage form, Prescription, Posology


Pharmaceutical calculations

Weights and measures – Imperial & Metric system,

Calculations involve percentage solutions, allegation, proof spirit, and isotonic solutions based on freezing point and molecular weight.

Pharmaceutical Calculations Video Lecture series


Definition, classification, advantages, and disadvantages

Simple & compound powders – official preparations

Dusting powder

Effervescent Powder

Efflorescent and hygroscopic powders

Eutectic mixtures.

Geometric dilutions.

Liquid dosage forms

Advantages and disadvantages of liquid dosage forms.

Excipients used in the formulation of liquid dosage forms.

Solubility enhancement techniques

Unit 2 MCQ Pharmaceutical calculations, Powders, Liquid dosage form


Monophasic liquids

Definitions and preparations of Gargles, MouthwashesThroat Paint, Eardrops, Nasal drops, Enemas, Syrups, Elixirs, Liniments, and Lotions.

Biphasic liquids

Definition, advantages, and disadvantages

Classifications, Preparation of suspensions

Flocculated and Deflocculated suspension


Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages


Emulsifying agent

Test for the identification of the type of Emulsion

Methods of preparation

Stability of emulsion

Unit 3 MCQ Monophasic liquid dosage form, Emulsion, Suspension



Definition, Types, advantages, and disadvantages,

Types of bases,

Methods of preparations.

Displacement value & its calculations

Evaluation of suppositories

Pharmaceutical incompatibilities

Definition, classification,

Physical incompatibilities with examples

Chemical incompatibilities with examples

Therapeutic incompatibilities with examples

Unit 4 MCQ Suppositories, Pharmaceutical incompatibilities


Semisolid dosage forms

Definitions, classification,

Mechanisms, and factors influencing dermal penetration of drugs.





Excipients used in semi-solid dosage forms.

Evaluation of semi-solid dosages forms

Unit 5 MCQ Ointment, Paste, Cream, Gels

  1. H.C. Ansel et al., Pharmaceutical Dosage Form and Drug Delivery System, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, New Delhi.
  2. Carter S.J., Cooper and Gunn’s-Dispensing for Pharmaceutical Students, CBS Publishers, New Delhi.
  3. M.E. Aulton, Pharmaceutics, The Science& Dosage Form Design, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh.
  4. Indian Pharmacopeia.
  5. British pharmacopoeia.
  6. Lachmann. Theory and Practice of Industrial Pharmacy, Lea & Febiger Publisher, The University of Michigan.
  7. Alfonso R. Gennaro Remington. The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, Lippincott Williams, New Delhi.
  8. Carter S.J., Cooper and Gunn’s. Tutorial Pharmacy, CBS Publications, New Delhi.
  9. E.A. Rawlins, Bentley’s Text Book of Pharmaceutics, English Language Book Society, Elsevier Health Sciences, USA.
  10. Isaac Ghebre Sellassie: Pharmaceutical Pelletization Technology, Marcel Dekker, INC, New York.
  11. Dilip M. Parikh: Handbook of Pharmaceutical Granulation Technology, Marcel Dekker, INC, New York.
  12. Francoise Nieloud and Gilberte Marti-Mestres: Pharmaceutical Emulsions and Suspensions, Marcel Dekker, INC, New York.

First Year B Pharm Notes, Syllabus, Books, PDF Subjectwise/Topicwise

F Y B Pharm Sem-IS Y B Pharm Sem-II
BP101T Human Anatomy and Physiology I TheoryBP201T Human Anatomy and Physiology II – Theory
BP102T Pharmaceutical Analysis I TheoryBP202T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I Theory
BP103T Pharmaceutics I TheoryBP203T Biochemistry – Theory
BP104T Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry TheoryBP204T Pathophysiology – Theory
BP105T Communication skills TheoryBP205T Computer Applications in Pharmacy Theory
BP106RBT Remedial BiologyBP206T Environmental sciences – Theory
BP106RMT Remedial Mathematics TheoryBP207P Human Anatomy and Physiology II Practical
BP107P Human Anatomy and Physiology PracticalBP208P Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I Practical
BP108P Pharmaceutical Analysis I PracticalBP209P Biochemistry Practical
BP109P Pharmaceutics I PracticalBP210P Computer Applications in Pharmacy Practical
BP110P Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry Practical
BP111P Communication skills Practical
BP112RBP Remedial Biology Practical

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