Fundamental Operations in weighing: Errors in using dispensing balances: minimum weighable amounts and weighing techniques; conical and beaker shaped measures for dispensing liquids: errors in measurements and measuring techniques. Household measures and weighing of small amounts of materials.

 Ethics of Dispensing and presentation of products: General dispensing procedure: the

prescription: information given on the labels of dispensed medicines. Presentation of

information on labels; additional labels. Pharmaceutical Calculation: percentage, proportional

calculations and alligation: Calculations involving very small quantities.

 Types of Pharmaceutical Proportional calculations and alligation: Calculations involving very small quantities.

 Types of Pharmaceutical Preparation: Solutions, mixtures, linctuses, syrups, elixirs, oral liquids, emulsions, applications, lotions gargles, mouthwashes, nasal and ear drops. Divided and bulk powders, granules, cachets, capsules and tablets, etc.

 Pharmaceutical solution and solubility: Factors affecting solubility and rate of solution: solutions of liquids in liquids; The distribution of solutes between immiscible liquids and applications of the distribution law in pharmacy; Colligative Properties of solutions.

 Phase eqilibra: The phase rule; Systms of one and two components and applications in pharmacy, e.g. eutectic mixture and sublimation (freeze) drying.

 

PCT 201 Practical Pharmaceutics (Dispensing) I (1 Credit, 45hrs)

 

Schedule 1:       Preparation of mixtures

Schedule 2:       Preparation of syrups, elixirs and linctuses

Schedule 3:       Preparation of lotions and liniments

Schedule 4:       Preparation of collodions and paints

Schedule 5:     Preparation of gargles, inhalations nasal drops

Schedule 6:     Preparation of enemas and irrigations

Schedule 7:     Preparation of Powders.

 


Level of Study: 200 Level