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Authors: Dr. Dinesh Kumar Sharma Dr. Shilpa P. Chaudhari & Dr. Santanu Mallik

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The PCI B.Pharm First semester Pharmaceutics-I book is a comprehensive guide for students pursuing a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in India. The book covers the fundamental principles of pharmaceutics, including the design, formulation, and manufacture of pharmaceutical products.

Pharmaceutics-I book provides students with a solid foundation in the principles of pharmaceutics, preparing them for further studies in the field of pharmacy and a career in the pharmaceutical industry.

| As per approved syllabus of P.C.I. |

| Written by Experienced Authors |

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ISBN No.: 978-93-87093-02-7

 B.Pharm., First Semester
According to the syllabus based on ‘Pharmacy Council of India’
Module-I                                                                                                              (10 Hours)
Historical Background and Development of Profession of Pharmacy: History of Profession of Pharmacy in India in Relation to Pharmacy Education, Industry and Organization, Pharmacy as a Career, Pharmacopoeias: Introduction to IP, BP, USP and Extra Pharmacopoeia.
Dosage forms: Introduction to Dosage Forms, Classification and Definitions.
Prescription: Definition, Parts of Prescription, Handling of Prescription and Errors in Prescription.
Posology: Definition, Factors Affecting Posology. Pediatric Dose Calculations based on Age, Body Weight and Body Surface Area.
Module-II                                                                                                            (10 Hours)
Pharmaceutical Calculations: Weights and Measures – Imperial & Metric System, Calculations Involving Percentage Solutions, Alligation, Proof Spirit and Isotonic Solutions based on Freezing Point and Molecular Weight.
Powders: Definition, Classification, Advantages and Disadvantages, Simple & Compound Powders – Official Preparations, Dusting Powders, Effervescent, Efflorescent and Hygroscopic Powders, Eutectic Mixtures. Geometric Dilutions.
Liquid Dosage Forms: Advantages and Disadvantages of Liquid Dosage Forms. Excipients used in Formulation of Liquid Dosage Forms. Solubility Enhancement Techniques.
Module-III                                                                                                           (10 Hours)
Monophasic Liquids: Definitions and Preparations of Gargles, Mouthwashes, Throat Paint, Eardrops, Nasal drops, Enemas, Syrups, Elixirs, Liniments and Lotions.
Biphasic liquids:
Suspensions: Definition, Advantages and Disadvantages, Classifications, Preparation of Suspensions; Flocculated and Deflocculated Suspension & Stability Problems and Methods to Overcome.
Emulsions: Definition, Classification, Emulsifying Agent, test for the Identification of type of Emulsion, Methods of Preparation & Stability Problems and Methods to Overcome.
Module-IV                                                                                                           (08 Hours)
Suppositories: Definition, Types, Advantages and Disadvantages, Types of Bases, Methods of Preparations. Displacement Value & its Calculations, Evaluation of Suppositories.
Pharmaceutical Incompatibilities: Definition, Classification, Physical, Chemical and Therapeutic Incompatibilities with Examples.
Module-V                                                                                                            (07 Hours)
Semisolid Dosage Forms: Definitions, Classification, Mechanisms and Factors Influencing Dermal Penetration of Drugs. Preparation of Ointments, Pastes, Creams and Gels. Excipients used in Semi Solid Dosage Forms. Evaluation of Semi Solid Dosages Forms.

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