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Pharmaceutics

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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Pharmacy Notes: Solubilization and Detergency in Physical Pharmaceutics

diksha bhatla  
8 Dec 2022   

Solubilization, introduced by Mc Bain in 1937, involves dissolving poorly soluble solutes in water using surfactants, forming thermodynamically st...

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IMPORTANCE OF SOLID STATE IN THERAPEUTIC ACITIVITY

diksha bhatla  
4 Nov 2022   

The amorphous solid state possesses several advantages in comparison to the crystalline state which allow enhanced forms of drugs to be produced.&nb...

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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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one liners Pharmaceutics| B.Pharmacy| Pharmacy file-6 1 of 15 〉 Usually water or low-molecular-weight alcohols or compounds, used in topical applications and in wet granulation, for the production of tablets.

moistening agents

2 of 15 〉 Dosage form comprising several elements (e.g., microspheres or coated pellets) dif- fering in the rate of drug release.

multi compartment formulation

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One liners Pharmaceutics| B.Pharmacy| Pharmacy file-7 1 of 15 〉 Chemically modified form of a pharmacologically active compound that has to undergo biochemical or chemical transformation before exhibiting its pharmacological effect.

prodrug

2 of 15 〉 Process that differentiates or separates solid particles according to their size using a meshed or perfo- rated device.

sieving

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one liners Pharmaceutics| B.Pharmacy| Pharmacy file-5 1 of 15 〉 Insertion or grafting of a biological, living, inert, or radioactive material into the body.

implantation

2 of 15 〉 Specific case of drug embedding in insoluble excipients (typically in a polymer) in order to achieve extended release.

matrix formulation

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one liners Pharmaceutics| B.Pharmacy| Pharmacy file-4 1 of 15 〉 The process of separating the lighter particles of a powder from the heavier ones by means of an up- ward-directed stream of fluid (gas or liquid).


elutriation

2 of 15 〉 Technological process, which consists of mixing or inclusion of the therapeutic substance with an excipient or their mixtures,

embedding

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one liners Pharmaceutics| B.Pharmacy| Pharmacy file-3 1 of 15 〉 An Obstacle such as coating or embedding, which acts as a factor controlling the rate of drug release.

diffusion barrier

2 of 15 〉 Name a stage in the drying of solids, above which the drying rate is linear, at which the drying rate ceases to be linear, until it reaches the equilibrium moisture content.


critical moisture content

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one liners Pharmaceutics| B.Pharmacy| Pharmacy file-2 1 of 15 〉 Small edible package made usually from gelatin or other materials that can be filled with drugs (solids or liquids) to produce a unit dose, mainly for oral use.

capsule

2 of 15 〉 Transfer of a drug across a membrane by a transporter (often a protein) constituent of the cytosol membrane.

carrier-mediated drug transport

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One liners Pharmaceutics| B.Pharmacy| Pharmacy file-1 1 of 15 〉 Adherence of particles into a larger mass due to moisture, static charge, or chemical or mechanical binding

agglomeration

2 of 15 〉 Accumulation or collection of particles into larger units.

aggregation

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Pharmaceutics useful terms and definitions (oneLiner Questions) 1 of 14 〉 A medicated solution meant for rinsing a body cavity

douche

2 of 14 〉 Viscous liquid preparations used for mouth and throat infections

Throat paints

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Most Important Exam Oriented Questions on Immunity and Immunological products | Pharmacy Exams 1 of 15 〉 The mantous test is done to detect the immunity or susceptibility to _____ .

Tuberculosis

2 of 15 〉 The Schick test is done to detect the immunity or susceptibility to _______.

Diphtheria

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Practice (MCQs) All ❱

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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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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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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)

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

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