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Course Name Medicinal Chemistry I – Practical
Course Code BP406P
Program B. Pharm. (Regular/ Lateral)
Semester Four
Credits 2
Year Taught 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018


‘Medicinal Chemistry I – Practical’ is a course offered in the fourth semester of B. Pharm program at School of Pharmacy, Health Sciences campus, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Course Content

Course Duration: 4 Hours/Week

I Preparation of drugs/ intermediates

  1. Chlorpromazine
  2. Phenobarbitone
  3. Atropine
  4. Benztriazole
  5. 2,3- diphenyl quinoxaline
  6. Benzocaine
  7. Phenytoin
  8. Phenothiazine
  9. Barbiturate

II Assay of drugs

  1. Chlorpromazine
  2. Phenobarbitone
  3. Atropine
  4. Ibuprofen
  5. Aspirin
  6. Furosemide

III Determination of Partition coefficient for any two drugs


Recommended Books (Latest Editions)

  1. Wilson and Giswold’s Organic medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
  2. Foye’s Principles of Medicinal Chemistry.
  3. Burger’s Medicinal Chemistry, Vol I to IV.
  4. Introduction to principles of drug design- Smith and Williams.
  5. Remington’s Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  6. Martindale’s extra pharmacopoeia.
  7. Organic Chemistry by I.L. Finar, Vol. II.
  8. The Organic Chemistry of Drug Synthesis by Lednicer, Vol. 1-5.
  9. Indian Pharmacopoeia.
  10. Text book of Practical organic chemistry- A.I.Vogel.

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