Pharmaceutical Dosage forms

Pharmaceutics I Different dosage Forms
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Basics of Pharmaceutics ,Formulations , Basic Knowledge of Pharmacology all concepts related with it .


  • No only 12th standard with science pass students



It is defined as a preparation devised to make possible administration of medications in measured orprescribed amount.Introduction of different dosage forms. Their classification with examples-their relative applications.

Familiarization with new drug delivery systems. Introduction to Pharmacopoeias with special reference to

the Indian Pharmacopoeia.

Pharmaceutics is the science of dosage form design.

There are many chemicals with known pharmacological properties but a raw chemical is of no use to a patient.

Pharmaceutics deals with the formulation of a pure drug substance into a dosage form.

Active Drug Substance(Active pharmaceutical ingredient -API)

Chemical compound with pharmacological (or other direct effect ) intended for use indiagnosis, treatment or prophylaxis of diseases.

International non-proprietary names (INN,generic names)

API handling can be difficult or impossible (e.g.,low mg ang doses)

Accurate drug dosing can be difficult orim possible

API administration can be impractical, unfeasible or not according to the therapeutic aims

Some API can benefit from reducing the exposure

to the environmental factors (light, moisture…), or

they need to be chemically stabilized due to than herent chemical instability

From drug substance to pharmaceutical preparation

Besides the choice of the active drug substance, you need to also make are responsible decision regardingthe route of administration and the DOSAGE FORM (drug delivery system)

wrong choice can cause failure of therapy

You should also be able to handle and administer the drug properly or advise the patient about i

wrong use can cause failure of therapy

Size separation-size separation by sifting. Official standards for powders. Sedimentation methods of size

separation. Construction and working of Cyclone separator.

Mixing and Homogenization-Liquid mixing and powder mixing, Mixing of semisolid. Study of silverson

Mixer-Homogenizer, planetary Mixer; Agitated powder mixer; Triple Roller Mill; Propeller Mixer, colloid

Mill and Hand Homogeniser. Double cone mixer.

Who this course is for:

  • any students with 12th pass with science

Course content

1 section5 lectures1h 10m total length
  • Introduction to Different Dosage forms
  • Heat processes
  • Sterilizaion
  • Size Reduction
  • Size separation


Darshana Sandeep Shinde
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Course Title: Diploma in Pharmacy

Abbreviation: D. Pharm.

Type of Course: A Two years Diploma course

Pattern: Yearly

Award of the Degree: Diploma will be awarded for those passing

in both the years as per rules and regulations.

O-D. Ph. 1. DURATION OF THE COURSE: The duration of the course shall be for two academic years,

with each academic year spread over a period of not less than one hundred and eighty working days in

addition to 500 hours practical training spread over a period of not less than 3 months.