Pharmaceutics (ER20-11T) Free Notes Download – D. Pharm

 Chapter 1

History of the profession of Pharmacy in India in relation to Pharmacy education, industry, pharmacy practice, and various professional associations.
Pharmacy as a career
Pharmacopoeia: Introduction to IP, BP, USP, NF and Extra Pharmacopoeia. Salient features of Indian Pharmacopoeia

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Chapter 2

Packaging materials: Types, selection criteria, advantages and disadvantages of glass, plastic, metal, rubber as packaging materials

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Chapter 3

Pharmaceutical aids: Organoleptic (Colouring, flavouring, and sweetening) agents
Preservatives: Definition, types with examples and uses

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Chapter 4

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 sintered glass filter
Drying: working of fluidized bed dryer and process of freeze drying
Extraction: Definition, Classification, method, and applications

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Chapter 5

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.

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Chapter 6

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

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Chapter 7

Novel drug delivery systems: Introduction, Classification
with examples, advantages, and challenges

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