Basic Principles Of Compounding And Dispensing Including

Fundamental operations in Compounding, Containers and closures for Dispensed Products, Prescription-Handling (Parts of Prescription, Filling, Interpretation, Pricing) and Labelling of Dispensed Medication

Extemporaneous Dispensing Of

Solutions, Suspensions, Emulsions, Creams, Ointments, Pastes and gels, Suppositories and pessaries, Powders and granules and Oral unit dosage form.

Pharmaceutical Incompatibilities

Types of Incompatibilities, Manifestations, Correction and Prevention with reference to typical examples


Practical of the subject shall be designed from time to time on the basis of the above mentioned theoretical topics and availability of the facilities, e.g. Practical introduction to prescription handling, interpretation, filling and labeling.


Dispensing of simple mixtures containing soluble substances only, mixtures containing diffusible substances, in-diffusible substances and mixtures forming precipitate.


Dispensing of simple powders, compound powders and effervescent powders for external use.


Practical importance of Incompatibilities

Practical importance of Incompatibilities

Dispensing of iodine and Methyl salicylate ointment. Dispensing of cold cream and vanishing creams


Lipstick, talcum powder, after shave lotion, shaving cream.(Note: A minimum of 20 practicals will be conducted).

Health Science Research Project

In the area of health care system, community pharmacy. Establishment of DIC, PCC.