SYLLABUS

DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY (PART-I)

PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY

Chapter-1

Introduction to Pharmaceutical chemistry: Scope and objectives Sources and types of errors: Accuracy, precision, significant figures Impurities in Pharmaceuticals: Source and effect of impurities in Pharmacopoeial substances, importance of limit test, Principle and procedures of Limit tests for chlorides, sulphates, iron, heavy metals and arsenic.

Chapter-2

Volumetric analysis: Fundamentals of volumetric analysis, Acid-base titration, non-aqueous titration, precipitation titration, complex metric titration, redox titration
Gravimetric analysis: Principle and method

Chapter-3

Inorganic Pharmaceuticals: Pharmaceutical 7 formulations, market preparations, storage conditions and uses of

Unit-1

Haematinics: Ferrous sulphate, Ferrous fumarate,
Ferric ammonium citrate, Ferrous ascorbate,
Carbonyl iron

Unit-2

Antacids: Aluminium hydroxide gel, Magnesium hydroxide, Magaldrate, Sodium bicarbonate, Calcium Carbonate

Unit-3

Anti-microbial agents: Silver Nitrate, Ionic Silver,
Chlorhexidine Gluconate, Hydrogen peroxide,
Boric acid, Bleaching powder, Potassium
permanganate

Unit-4

Dental products: Calcium carbonate, Sodium
fluoride, Denture cleaners, Denture adhesives,
Mouth washes

Unit-5

Medicinal gases: Carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide,
oxygen

Chapter-4

Introduction to nomenclature of organic chemical systems with particular reference to heterocyclic compounds containing up to Three rings