Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Third Professional, First Semester, Pharmaceutics

PHARMACEUTICS-V (Dispensing Pharmacy)

Cr. Hr. 02

1. Basic Principles of Compounding and Dispensing Including: Weights and Measures, Calculations for compounding and Dispensing, Fundamental operations in Compounding, Containers and closures for Dispensed Products, Prescription-Handling (Parts of Prescription, Filling, Interpretation, Pricing) and Labelling of Dispensed Medication.

2. Extemporaneous Dispensing of: Solutions, Suspensions, Emulsions, Creams, Ointments, Pastes and gels, Suppositories and pessaries, Powders and granules and Oral unit dosage form.

3. Pharmaceutical Incompatibilities: Types of Incompatibilities, Manifestations, Correction and Prevention with reference to typical examples.

4. Classical dosage Forms.

5. I.V. Admixtures.

6. Radio-Pharmacy-Techniques and Applications.

PHARMACEUTICS-V (Dispensing Pharmacy)

Cr. Hr. 01

NOTE:- Practicals of the subject shall be designed from time to time on the basis of the above mentioned theoretical topics and availability of the facilities, e.g. Practical introduction to prescription-handling, interpretation, filling and Labeling.

1. Mixtures: Dispensing of simple mixtures containing soluble substances only, mixtures containing diffusable substances, indiffusable substances and mixtures forming precipitate.

2. Powders: Dispensing of simple powders, compound powders and effervescent powders for external use.

3. Incompatibility: Practical Importance of Incompatibilities.

4. Ointments And Creams: Dispensing of iodine and Methyl Salicylate ointment. Dispensing of cold cream and vanishing creams.

5. Cosmetics: Lipstic, talcum powder, after shave lotion, shaving cream. (Note: A minimum of 20 practicals will be conducted)

Recommended Books
1. Cooper and Guns, Dispensing, CBS Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, 1986.
2. Hussa’s Dispensing.
3. Remington’s Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mack Publishing Company, USA, 2001.
4. Martindale's Extra Pharmacopoeia.
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