Curriculum | Name of Subject: Pharmaceutics-I(Theory) | B. Pharmacy

Course: B. Pharmacy1st Semester/1st  Year
Name of Subject: Pharmaceutics-I(Theory)
Subject Code:  BP 103 T
S. No Contents of the Topics Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines Methodology Assessment Tools Time Allocated
Historical background and development of profession of pharmacy: History of profession of Pharmacy in India in relation to pharmacy education, industry and organization, Pharmacy as a career, Pharmacopoeias: Introduction to IP, BP, USP and Extra Pharmacopoeia.

 

Dosage forms: Introduction to dosage forms, classification and definitions

 

Prescription: Definition, Parts of prescription, handling of Prescription and Errors in prescription.

 

Posology: Definition, Factors affecting posology. Pediatric dose calculations based on age, body weight and body surface area.

 

Know the history of profession of pharmacy

 

Understand the basics

of different dosage forms, and pharmaceutical calculations

 

Understand the professional way of handling the prescription

 

 

History, background and development of pharmacy profession

 

Introduction and classification of dosage forms

Definition and posology calculations

Didactic

PowerPoint Demonstration

Industry Visit

Lab Practical

 

 

 

 

Open Book class Test

MCQs

Class Assignments

Objectives

10
Pharmaceutical calculations: Weights and measures – Imperial & Metric system, Calculations involving percentage solutions, alligation, proof spirit and isotonic solutions based on freezing point and molecular weight.

 

Powders: Definition, classification, advantages and disadvantages, Simple & compound powders – official preparations, dusting powders, effervescent, efflorescent and hygroscopic powders, eutectic mixtures. Geometric dilutions.

 

Liquid dosage forms: Advantages and disadvantages of liquid dosage forms. Excipients used in formulation of liquid dosage forms. Solubility enhancement techniques

 

Understand the basics of different dosage forms, pharmaceutical incompatibilities and pharmaceutical calculations

 

Preparation of various conventional dosage forms

 

Weights and measures – Imperial & Metric system, Pharmeaceutical calculations

 

PowerPoint Demonstration

Industry Visit

Lab Practical

Open Book class Test

MCQs

Class Assignments

Objectives

10
Monophasic liquids: Definitions and preparations of Gargles, Mouthwashes, Throat Paint, Eardrops, Nasal drops, Enemas, Syrups, Elixirs, Liniments and Lotions.

 

Biphasic liquids:

 

Suspensions: Definition, advantages and disadvantages, classifications, Preparation of suspensions; Flocculated and Deflocculated suspension & stability problems and methods to overcome.

 

Emulsions: Definition, classification, emulsifying agent, test for the identification of type of Emulsion, Methods of preparation & stability problems and methods to overcome.

·      Understand the basics of different dosage forms,.

 

·      Preparation of various conventional dosage forms like suspensions and emulsion

 

Definitions and preparations of monophasic and biphasic liquids Demonstration

Industry Visit

Lab Practical

simulation

Open Book class Test

MCQs

Class Assignments

Objectives

8
Suppositories: Definition, types, advantages and disadvantages, types of bases, methods of preparations. Displacement value & its calculations, evaluation of suppositories.

 

Pharmaceutical incompatibilities: Definition, classification, physical, chemical and therapeutic incompatibilities with examples.

·      Understand the basics of different dosage forms, and pharmaceutical calculations

 

·      Preparation of various conventional dosage forms  like semisolid dosage forms

 

Definitions, preparation and evaluation of suppositories PowerPoint Demonstration

Industry Visit

Lab Practical

Open Book class Test

MCQs

Class Assignments

Objectives

8
Semisolid dosage forms: Definitions, classification, mechanisms and factors influencing dermal penetration of drugs. Preparation of ointments, pastes, creams and gels. Excipients used in semi solid dosage forms. Evaluation of semi solid dosages forms ·      Preparation of various conventional dosage forms  like semisolid dosage forms

 

Definitions, preparation and evaluation of semisolid dosage forms PowerPoint Demonstration

Industry Visit

Lab Practical

Open Book class Test

MCQs

Class Assignments

Objectives

7
Admission 2017