Pharmaceutics-I (Practical)


Dr. Rudra Narayan Sahoo


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Course Name : PHARMACEUTICS- I (Practical)

Code(Credit) : BPHL1103(0-2-0)

Course Objectives

  • This course is designed to impart a fundamental knowledge on the preparatory pharmacy with arts and science of preparing the different conventional dosage forms.

Learning Outcomes

    1. Understand the basics of different dosage forms, pharmaceutical incompatibilities and Upon completion of this course the student should be able to: pharmaceutical calculations
    2. Preparation of various conventional dosage forms

Course Syllabus


  • Syrup IP’66
  • Compound syrup of Ferrous Phosphate BPC’68


  • Piperazine citrate elixir
  • Paracetamol pediatric elixir


  • Terpin Hydrate Linctus IP’66
  • Iodine Throat Paint (Mandles Paint)


  • Strong solution of ammonium acetate
  • Cresol with soap solution
  • Lugol’s solution


  • Calamine lotion
  • Magnesium Hydroxide mixture
  • Aluminimum Hydroxide gel


  • Turpentine Liniment
  • Liquid paraffin emulsion

Powders and Granules

  • ORS powder (WHO)
  • Effervescent granules
  • Dusting powder
  • Divded powders


  • Glycero gelatin suppository
  • Coca butter suppository
  • Zinc Oxide suppository


  • Sulphur ointment
  • Non staining-iodine ointment with methyl salicylate
  • Carbopal gel


Recommended Books:

  1. H.C. Ansel et al., Pharmaceutical Dosage Form and Drug Delivery System, Lippincott Williams andWalkins, New Delhi.
  1. Carter S.J., Cooper and Gunn’s-Dispensing for Pharmaceutical Students, CBS publishers, New Delhi.
  1. M.E. Aulton, Pharmaceutics, The Science& Dosage Form Design, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh.
  1. Indian pharmacopoeia.

Session Plan

Experiment 1

To prepare and dispense simple syrup (IP).

Simple syrup IP

Experiment 2

To prepare and dispense paracetamol elixir.

Paracetamol elixir

Experiment 3

To prepare and dispense Iodine Throat Paint (Mandles Paint).

Iodine Throat Paint (Mandles Paint)

Experiment 4

To prepare and dispense Cresol with soap solution.

Cresol with soap solution

Experiment 5

To prepare and dispense a strong solution of ammonium acetate.

Strong solution of ammonium acetate

Experiment 6

To prepare and dispense Calamine lotion.

Calamine lotion

Experiment 7

To prepare and dispense camphor liniment.

Camphor liniment

Experiment 8

To prepare and dispense castor oil emulsion.

Castor oil emulsion

Experiment 9

To prepare and dispense ORS powder (WHO).

ORS powder (WHO)

Experiment 10

Experiment 11

Prepare and dispense 3 dosages of effervescence powder.

Effervescent granules

Experiment 12

Prepare and dispense divided powders.

Divided powders.

Experiment 13

Prepare and dispense Non-staining-iodine ointment.

Non-staining-iodine ointment

Experiment 14

Prepare and dispense Iodine gargle.

Iodine gargle

Experiment 15

Prepare and dispense Sulphur ointment.

Sulphur ointment

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