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Antiemetic Drugs Classification | Pharmacology

Antiemetics Drugs, Pharmacology, Pharmacy notes,

Pharmacology Classification of Antiemetics Drugs Antiemetics may prevent emesis/vomiting by blocking the CTZ or by preventing peripheral or cortical stimulation of the emetic center. H1 antihistaminics Promethazine Diphenhydramine Dimenhydrinate Cyclizine Doxylamine Meclozine Cinnarizine Anticholinergics Hyoscine Dicyclomine Neuroleptics Chlorpromazine, Prochlorperazine Haloperidol, etc. Prokinetic drugs Metoclopramide, Domperidone, Cisapride, Mosapride, Itopride, Tegaserod 5-HT3 antagonists Ondansetron Granisetron Adjuvant antiemetics …

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Gastrointestinal agents | Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Gastrointestinal agents, Acidifiers, Antacids, Protective & Adsorbent, Pharmapedia, ThePharmapedia

GASTRO INTESTINAL AGENTS ACIDIFYING AGENTS Definition: These are drugs which are able to increase the acidity in GIT. Types: Generally four types are there(i) Gastric Acidifiers: (Drugs restoring temporarily the acidity of the stomach in case of achlorhydria or hypochlorhydria).(ii) Urinary Acidifiers: (Drugs used to render urine acidic).(iii) Systemic Acidifiers: Drugs which are able to …

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Antioxidants | Pharmaceutical Chemistry


Antioxidants are reducing agents which are added to the drugs or other pharmaceutical preparations to prevent their oxidation. Requirements of an Ideal Antioxidant: It should be chemically and pharmacologically inert. Effective in low concentration. It should not be toxic. It should be easily soluble Official Antioxidant HYPOPHOSPHORUS ACID Sulphuer Compound SULPHUR DIOXIDE SODIUM META BISULPHITE …

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Evaluation of Parenteral Preparation | Pharmaceutics

Evaluation, parenteral, Sterility test, Pyrogen, Endotoxin test, Clearity test, Leaker Test, Membrane filter method, Direct Inoculation, Isotonicity, Pharmapedia, ThePharmapedia

Quality Control (QC) tests For Parenteral Product QA (Quality Assurance) relates to the studies made and the plans developed for ensuring the quality of a product. QC (Quality Control) includes the carrying out of these QAs plans during production and includes all of the tests and evaluations performed to ensure quality exists in each specific …

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Corticosteroids: Mineralocorticoid & Glucocorticoid| Pharmacology

Pharmacology of Corticosteroids The term corticosteroid or corticoid includes natural glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids and their synthetic analogs.Adrenal glands have two-part: Cortex and medulla.Context part of the adrenal gland secretes steroid hormone which includes glucocorticoids, mineralocorticoids while medula part of the adrenal gland secrets sex hormones. The adrenal cortex consists of three layers- from outside to …

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Powder Dosage form: Bulk Powders, Divided Powders, Dusting Powders & Insufflations and Dry Powder Inhalers

Bulk Powders, Divided Powders, Dusting Powders & Insufflations and Dry Powder Inhalers

Powder Dosage form in Pharmaceutics Powders as a Dosage Form There are a variety of powdered dosage forms commercially available, such as Bulk Powder Divided Powders Insufflations and Dry Powder Inhalers Dusting Powders When the term “powder” is referred to as a dosage form, it represents a formulation that is a mixture of powdered drug …

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