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Course Name Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Practical
Course Code BP110P
Program B. Pharm. (Regular/ Lateral)
Semester One
Credits 2
Year Taught 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018


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

Course Contents

I Limit tests for following ions

Limit test for Chlorides and Sulphates
Modified limit test for Chlorides and Sulphates
Limit test for Iron
Limit test for Heavymetals
Limit test for Lead
Limit test for Arsenic

II Identification test

Magnesium hydroxide
Ferrous sulphate
Sodium bicarbonate
Calcium gluconate
Copper sulphate

III Test for purity

Swelling power of Bentonite
Neutralizing capacity of aluminum hydroxide gel
Determination of potassium iodate and iodine in potassium Iodide

IV I Preparation of inorganic pharmaceuticals

Boric acid
Potash alum
Ferrous sulphate

4 Hours / Week


Recommended Books (Latest Editions)

  1. A.H. Beckett & J.B. Stenlake’s, Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry Vol I & II, Stahlone Press of Uni- versity of London, 4th edition.
  2. A.I. Vogel, Text Book of Quantitative Inorganic analysis
  3. P. Gundu Rao, Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 3rd Edition
  4. M.L Schroff, Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  5. Bentley and Driver’s Textbook of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  6. Anand & Chatwal, Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  7. Indian Pharmacopoeia

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