Courses Catalogue

Pharmaceutics Iii

COURSE CODE: BPH 3204
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 5
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Pharmacy, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Pharmacy
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course deals formulation of pharmaceutical liquids (injectables and infusions), ophthalmic products, creams, tablets and capsule dosage forms. Also considered in this course are aspects of drug stability, preformulation and formulation requirements.

PURPOSE OF THE COURSE

The course presents to the student the concept of drug stability and initiates him/her into pharmaceutical preformulation and formulation. It further deals with the formulation of pharmaceutical liquid preparations, injectables and infusions (large volume parenterals), ophthalmic products, creams, tablets and capsule dosage forms.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, students should be able to:

1.    Describe drug stability and the factors affecting drug stability.

2.    Discuss the formulation of pharmaceutical liquid preparations, injectable preparation, infusions, ophthalmic products, tablet and capsule dosage forms.

3.    Discuss the formulation of creams and ointments.