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Pharmaceutical Suppositories Notes

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Suppositories Suppositories are solid dosage forms intended for insertion into body orifices/cavities (nasal, vegina, rectal, ear, nose) where they melt, soften, or dissolve and exert localized or systemic effects. The medicament is incorporated into a suppository base. Suppository must dissolve in the body cavity fluid to release drug/medicament. The suppository can be used for both …

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Indian Pharmacopoeia- Latest edition & USP,BP,EP, Pharmaceutical Index


The word Pharmacopoeia is derived from Greek words ‘pharmakon’ means a drug (both remedy and poison) and ‘poiein’ means to make or create. Pharmacopoeia is a book containing directions for the identification of samples and the preparation of compound medicines, and published by the authority of a government or a medical or pharmaceutical society. For …

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The Pharmacy Act 1948 is an act to regulate the profession of pharmacy, practice of pharmacy and for that purpose to constitute Pharmacy Councils in India. It contains total 5 chapters. CHAPTER -1 (Introduction and Interpretation) CHAPTER -2 (Composition of Central Council, education regulations/approval of Institution, Central register of Pharmacist etc ) CHAPTER -3 (Constitution …

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Drug Stability Testing of Pharmaceutical Products

Any Pharmaceutical products are expected to meet their specifications for identity, purity, quality, and strength throughout their defined storage period at specific storage conditions, in a specific container/closure system. Stability Testing of Pharmaceutical Products The stability of a pharmaceutical product may be defined as the capability of a formulation to remain within its physical, chemical, …

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Clarification & Filtration (Pharmaceutics) notes

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Terms used in Filtration FILTRATION may be defined as the “Separation of solids from a fluid by means of a porous medium that retains the solids but allows the fluid to pass. CLARIFICATION: When solid does not exceed 1.0%, filtration is termed as clarification & filtrate is the primary product. STRAINING: The object of filtration …

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