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Course Name Pharmaceutics – Practical
Program B. Pharm. (Regular/ Lateral)
Year Taught 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018


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


Course Duration: 3 Hrs./Week

Lecture Wise Program

List of Experiments:

  1. Syrups
    1. Simple Syrup I.P
    2. Syrup of Ephedrine Hcl NF
    3. Syrup Vasaka IP
    4. Syrup of ferrous Phosphate IP
    5. Orange Syrup
  2. Elixir
    1. Piperizine citrate elixir BP
    2. Cascara elixir BPC
    3. Paracetamol elixir BPC
  3. Linctus
    1. Simple Linctus BPC
    2. Pediatric simple Linctus BPC
  4. Solutions
    1. Solution of cresol with soap IP
    2. Strong solution of ferric chloride BPC
    3. Aqueous Iodine Solution IP
    4. Strong solution of Iodine IP
    5. Strong solution of ammonium acetate IP
  5. Liniments
    1. Liniment of turpentine IP*
    2. Liniment of camphor IP
  6. Suspensions*
    1. Calamine lotion
    2. Magnesium Hydroxide mixture BP
  7. Emulsions*
    1. Cod liver oil emulsion
    2. Liquid paraffin emulsion
  8. Powders.
    1. Eutectic powder
    2. Explosive powder
    3. Dusting powder
    4. Insufflations
  9. Suppositories.
    1. Boric acid suppositories
    2. Chloral suppositories
  10. Incompatibilities
    1. Mixtures with Physical
    2. Chemical & Therapeutic incompatibilities

* colourless bottles required for dispensing . Paper envelope (white), butter paper and white paper required for dispensing.

Scheme of Practical Examination

  Sessionals Annual
Synopsis 05 15
Major Experiment 10 25
Minor Experiment 03 15
Viva 02 15
Max Marks 20 70
Duration 03 hrs 04 hrs

Note : Total sessional marks is 30 (20 for practical sessional plus 10 marks for regularity, promptness, viva-voce and record maintenance).

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