Pharmaceutics Practical D Pharm Practicals
Pharmaceutics Practicals: Handling official references Liquid Oral: Simple syrup, Piperazine citrate elixir, Aqueous Iodine solution Emulsion: Castor oil emulsion, Cod liver oil emulsion Suspension: Calamine lotion, Magnesium hydroxide mixture Ointment: Simple ointment base, Sulphur ointment Cream: Cetrimide cream Gel: Sodium alginate gel Liniment: Turpentine liniment, Dry powder: Effervescent powder / effervescent granules, Dusting powder Sterile Injection: Normal Saline Solution, Calcium gluconate Injection Hard Gelatine Capsule: Tetracycline capsules Tablet: Paracetamol tablets Cosmetic preparations: Cold cream
- Handling and referring to the official references: Pharmacopoeias, Formularies, etc. for retrieving formulas, procedures, etc.
- Liquid Oral:
- Turpentine liniment,
- White liniment BPC
- Dry powder:
- Sterile Injection:
- Hard Gelatine Capsule:
- Cosmetic preparations
- Cold cream,
- Toothpaste etc
- Demonstration on various stages of tablet manufacturing processes
- Appropriate methods of usage and storage of all dosage forms including special dosage such as different types of inhalers, spacers, insulin pens
- Demonstration of quality-control tests and evaluation of common dosage forms viz. tablets, capsules, emulsion, sterile injections as per the monographs
The students shall be asked to submit written assignments on the following topics (One assignment per student per sessional period. i.e., a minimum of THREE assignments per student)
- Various systems of measures commonly used in prescribing, compounding and dispensing practices
- Market preparations (including Fixed Dose Combinations) of each type of dosage forms, their generic name, minimum three brand names and label contents of the dosage forms mentioned in theory/practical
- Overview of various machines / equipment
s/ instruments involved in the formulation and quality control of various dosage forms / pharmaceutical formulations.
- Overview of extemporaneous preparations at community / hospital pharmacy vs. manufacturing of dosage forms at industrial level
- Basic pharmaceutical calculations: ratios, conversion to percentage fraction, alligation, proof spirit, isotonicity
The students shall be taken for an industrial visit to pharmaceutical industries to witness and understand the various processes of manufacturing any of the common dosage forms viz. tablets, capsules, liquid orals, injectables, etc. Individual reports from each student on their learning experience from the field visit shall be submitted.
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