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Course Name Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Theory
Program Pharm. D.
Year Taught 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018


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

Scope & Objectives

Course Duration: 2 Hrs./Week


This course mainly deals with fundamentals of Analytical chemistry and also the study of inorganic pharmaceuticals regarding their monographs and also the course deals with basic knowledge of analysis of various pharmaceuticals.


Upon completion of the course student shall be able to:

  1. Under stand the principles and procedures of analysis of drugs and also regarding the application of inorganic pharmaceuticals;
  2. Know the analysis of the inorganic pharmaceuticals their applications; and
  3. Appreciate the importance of inorganic pharmaceuticals in preventing and curing the disease.

Course Materials

Text books

  1. A text book Inorganic medicinal chemistry by Surendra N. Pandeya
  2. A. H. Beckett and J. B. Stanlake’s Practical Pharmaceutical chemistry Vol-I & Vol-II
  3. Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry III-Edition P.Gundu Rao

Reference books

  1. Inorganic Pharmaceutical Chemistry by Anand & Chetwal
  2. Pharmaceutical Inorganic chemistry by Dr.B.G.Nagavi
  3. Analytical chemistry principles by John H. Kennedy
  4. I.P.1985 and 1996, Govt. of India, Ministry of health

Lecture Wise program


  1. Errors
  2. Volumetric analysis
  3. Acid-base titrations
  4. Redox titrations
  5. Non aqueous titrations
  6. Precipitation titrations
  7. Complexometric titrations
  8. Theory of indicators
  9. Gravimetry
  10. Limit tests
  11. Medicinal gases
  12. Acidifiers
  13. Antacids
  14. Cathartics
  15. Electrolyte replenishers
  16. Essential Trace elements
  17. Antimicrobials
  18. Pharmaceutical aids
  19. Dental Products
  20. Miscellaneous compounds
  21. Radio Pharmaceuticals

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