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Pharmaceutics is a branch of pharmacy which deals with the process of turning a new chemical entity (NCE) or old drugs into a medication to be used safely and effectively by patients. It is also called the science of dosage form design.

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Processing of Tablets (solid doses form) | Pharmaceutics

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11 May 2021   

Definition of Tablets (oral unit dosage form), types of Tablets, advantages and disadvantages of Tablets, compression of Tablets, manufacturing , ma...

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Packaging of Pharmaceuticals | Pharmaceutics Revision

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13 May 2021   

Packaging is the one of the factor to which stability of drug is depends during its storage.So a proper packaging required for pharmaceuticals. This...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Tablets as Pharmaceutical Dosage Form

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11 May 2021   

Advantages and disadvantages of tablet in manufacturing, Dosage calculation, unit Dosage form, cost, packaging of Tablets, transportation and dispensi...

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Different types of Tablets (solid dosage form)

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11 May 2021   

Tablets are classified according to their route of administration or function. Tablets are Classified as oral ingested Tablets, Tablets for oral cavit...

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Types of Containers used for the Packaging of Pharmaceutical Products

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14 May 2021   

Pharmaceutical containers are divided according to their utility i.e. well closed container for solid items for transportation, tightly closed conta...

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What are Prodrugs? Properties, Examples and Applications | Pharmacy Notes

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13 Jun 2021   

Prodrugs are generally the esters or amides of parent drug, and are useful in improving the solubility, stability, bioavailability of drugs, masking...

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Latin Terms and Abbreviations Commonly Used in Prescription Writing

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9 Jan 2022   

The prescriptions are generally written in English language but Latin words and abbreviations are frequently used in order to save time. So it becomes...

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Q.1 Containers meant for storage of injectables are made of

  • Lime-soda glass
  • Type II glass
  • Neutral glass
  • Type I and II glass


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Q.2 Air tight sealed containers are used for

  • Tablets
  • Injectables
  • Capsules
  • Liquid preparations


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Q.3 Hydraulic resistance test is performed on glass in order to find out

  • Mechanical strength
  • Quality
  • Alkali liberated by it
  • Limit of Alkalinity liberated by it


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Q.4 Collapsible tubes made from lead is not used for pharmaceutical packaging due to

  • Inferior metal
  • Risk of lead poisoning
  • Soft in nature
  • Not good in appearance


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Q.5 Ball Mills work on the principle of 

  • Impact
  • Attrition
  • Crushing
  • Impact and attrition


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Q.6 The output of size reduction of material in a machine depends on 

  • Chemical nature
  • Physical character
  • Bulk density
  • Material structure


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Q.7 Roller mill works on the principle of

  • Impact
  • Attrition
  • Compression
  • Compression and attrition


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Q.8 Give the name of the mill in which no wear occurs

  • Ball mill
  • Edge runner mill
  • Fluid energy mill
  • Roller mill


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Q.9 The efficiency of a ball mill is maximum at

  • Low speed
  • 2/3rd of speed
  • High speed
  • Very high speed


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Q.10 Sulphur glass is prepared from soda glass by treating it's surface with -

  • Sulphur
  • Sulphur dioxide
  • Sodium sulphate
  • None of the above


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Q.1 BID in pharmaceutical terms refers to which of the following? 

  • Twice a day
  • Thrice a day
  • Twice a week
  • After two days


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Q.2 Latin term "Infricandus" means the following dosage form,

  • to be spread on
  • to be applied on
  • to be inhaled
  • to be rubbed on


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Q.3 Latin term "inhalateur" means the following

  • to be inhaled
  • to be taken
  • to be swalloed
  • to be injected


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Q.4 Latin term "Utendus" means the following

  • to be dissolved
  • to be used
  • to be discarded
  • to be inhaled


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Q.5 Latin term "talis / tales / talia" means the following

  • such
  • as
  • after
  • before


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Q.6 Latin term "mitte" means the following

  • inject
  • give
  • send
  • take


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Q.7 hora somni meaning

  • at bedtime
  • at sunrise
  • after meal
  • at meal


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Q.8 Latin shortform for "three times a day" is

  • b.i.d.
  • t.i.d.
  • f.i.d
  • h.s.


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Q.9 "ante cibum" refer to

  • with milk
  • after meal
  • before meal
  • with water


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Q.10 "oculus sinister" is used to indiacate

  • right eye
  • left eye
  • right ear
  • left ear


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Q.1 To identify the emulsion type, which of the following tests are conducted?

  • Conductivity test
  • Sedimentation test
  • Tensile strength
  • Bioadhesion


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Q.2 Which of the following is not used as an emulsifying agent?

  • Finely divided solids
  • Surfactant
  • Hydrophilic colloid
  • Electrolytes


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Q.3 Which of the following is not a semisolid dosage form?

  • Cream
  • Solution
  • Paste
  • Gel


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Q.4 Generally pastes contain

  • Very low percentage of insoluble solids
  • Low percentage of insoluble solids
  • High percentage of insoluble solids
  • soluble solids


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Q.5 In the preparation of vanishing creams, which types of bases are used generally?

  • Water removable bases
  • Absorption base
  • Hydrocarbon base
  • Oily base


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Q.6 In the preparation of cold creams, which types of bases are used generally?

  • Fatty base
  • Hydrocarbon base
  • Water removable bases
  • Absorption base


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Q.7 Water soluble bases are also known as

  • Greasy ointment bases
  • Greaseless ointment bases
  • Water removable base
  • None of them


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Q.8 A suppository is generally intended for use in

  • Rectum
  • Ear
  • Nose
  • Mouth


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Q.9 .Vaginal suppositories also called as

  • Simple suppositories
  • Bougies
  • Pessaries
  • Soft tablet


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Q.10 Which of the following method is used to manufacture suppositories

  • Compression molding
  • Dissolution
  • Sterilisation
  • Disinfection


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Q.1 Who is the father of medicine………

  • Luther
  • Hippocrates
  • Pastuer
  • Bohr


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Q.2 The first edition of IP was published in …

  • 1955
  • 1965
  • 1975
  • 1985


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Q.3 The seventh edition of IP was published in …

  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014


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Q.4 The “Pharmacy Act” came in force in ….

  • 1947
  • 1948
  • 1949
  • 1950


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Q.5 Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) was established in …..

  • 1947
  • 1948
  • 1949
  • 1950


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Q.6 What is USP?

  • The United States Pharmacology
  • The United States Pharmacopoeia
  • The United States Pharmcy
  • The United States Pharmacy Department


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Q.7 Drugs converted to suitable form are known as

  • Dosage form
  • Excipients
  • API
  • Diluents


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Q.8 Simple syrup is a saturated solution of…

  • Fructose
  • Mannose
  • Glucose
  • Sucrose


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Q.9 When two or more drugs are used in combination to increase the pharmacological action, the phenomenon is known as ………

  • Potentisation
  • Combination
  • Synergism
  • Antagonism


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Q.10 When the action of the drug is opposed by the other drug, the the phenomenon is known as

  • Antagonism
  • Synergism
  • Opposition
  • Potentisation


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Pharmaceutics Practice Quiz (Aptitude test for Pharmacy exams)

Pharmaceutics Practice Quiz (Aptitude test for Pharmacy exams)
(20 Questions , 321 attempts)

This is the short aptitude test with 10 to 20 multiple choice questions (MCQs) from pharmaceutics based on diploma in pharmacy syllabus....

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Practice Test #1 | Pharmaceutics-II (MCQs for D.pharma)

Practice Test #1 | Pharmaceutics-II (MCQs for D.pharma)
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Practice Test #2 |  Pharmaceutics-II | MCQs for Pharmacy Exams

Practice Test #2 |  Pharmaceutics-II | MCQs for Pharmacy Exams
(30 Questions , 503 attempts)

These 30 MCQs are most important for general revision .. after attempting this test, it will motivate you to open your textbook, because questions a...

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