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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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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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Advantages and Disadvantages of Tablets as Pharmaceutical Dosage Form

prakash joshi  
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

prakash joshi  
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

prakash joshi  
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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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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Practice Tests All ❱

Pharmaceutics Practice Quiz (Aptitude test for Pharmacy exams)

Pharmaceutics Practice Quiz (Aptitude test for Pharmacy exams)
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Practice Test #1 | Pharmaceutics-II (MCQs for D.pharma)

Practice Test #1 | Pharmaceutics-II (MCQs for D.pharma)
(30 Questions , 1500 attempts)

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Practice Test #2 |  Pharmaceutics-II | MCQs for Pharmacy Exams

Practice Test #2 |  Pharmaceutics-II | MCQs for Pharmacy Exams
(30 Questions , 543 attempts)

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