Pharmaceutical Formulations


1. Pharmaceutical dosage form- concept and classification
Tablets: Formulation of different types of tablets, tablet excipients, granulation techniques, quality control and evaluation of tablets. Tablet coating, Type of coating, Quality control tests for coated tablet.
2. Capsules: Production and filling of hard gelatin capsules, Raw material for shell, finishing, quality control tests for capsules. Production and filling of soft gelatine capsules, quality control tests for soft gelatin capsules.
3. Liquid orals: Formulation and evaluaiton of suspensions, emulsions and solutions. Stability of these preparations
Parenterals: Introduction, Containers used for parenterals (including official tests), Formulation of large and small volume parenterals sterilization
4. Ophthalmic preparations (Semi-Solids): Introduction and classification, Factors affecting absorption and anatomy of skin Packaging storage and labeling, Ointments types of ointment base, Preparation of Ointment, Jellies, Types of jellies, Formulation of jellies, Suppositories, Method of preparation, Types Packaging.
5. Definition and concept of Controlled and novel Drug delivery systems with available examples, viz. parentral, trans dermal, buccal, rectal, nasal, implants, ocular