Pharmaceutical Calculations

Introduction Pharmaceutical calculations serve as the backbone of pharmacy practice. Which ensures precise medication dosing, compounding and preparation. From converting units of weight and volume to calculating complex solutions and formulations, pharmaceutical calculations are essential for pharmacist. There are two-unit systems of weights and measures in pharmacy, one is imperial and another is metric. In … Read more

Radiopharmaceuticals

Radiopharmaceuticals Radiopharmaceuticals are a group of pharmaceutical drugs containing radioactive isotopes. These compounds serve both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Radiopharmaceuticals emit radiation themselves. Radiopharmacology is the specialized branch of pharmacology that deals with these agents. The primary group of radiopharmaceuticals includes radiotracers, which are used to diagnose tissue dysfunction. Radiopharmaceuticals are administered to patients via … Read more

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF): Pathophysiology

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Congestive heart failure is a long-term condition in which heart can not pump blood well enough to provide normal supply to body. Due to reduced cardiac output, body cannot perform its normal metabolic needs. The reduced supply of oxygen and nutrients may lead to inadequate tissue perfusion, vascular, cardiac and pulmonary … Read more

IUPAC System of Nomenclature of Organic Compounds

Introduction The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) provides a standardized system for naming chemical compounds. This system ensures clarity, consistency, and international acceptance. Understanding IUPAC nomenclature is essential to study organic chemistry. Organic chemistry serves as the backbone of complex scientific disciplines ranging from medicine to material science. IUPAC forms a set … Read more

DSSSB Latest Pharmacist Recruitment 2024

DSSSB Latest Pharmacist Recruitment 2024 Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) invites online applications from eligible candidates for recruitment to the post of pharmacist (dispenser), pharmacist (allopathic), junior pharmacist against vacancies in respect of various Departments / Autonomous Bodies / Local Bodies of Government of NCT of Delhi. Total number of posts: 133 VACANCY NOTICE … Read more

Biotechnology with reference to pharmaceutical sciences

Introduction Biotechnology is the multidisciplinary field that involves the integration of natural sciences and engineering sciences in order to achieve the application of organisms, cells, parts and molecular analogues for products and services. The concept of biotechnology encompasses a wide range of procedures for modifying living organisms for human purposes, cultivation of plants and breeding … Read more

Methods of Expressing Concentrations

Solution concentration In the techniques of quantitative analysis, the use of solution requires some basis for the expression of solution concentration. As a qualitative expression of concentration, we always use the words diluted or concentrated when referring to a solution. As the term dilute means, there is very little amount of solute is present and … Read more

Medicinal Chemistry: Physicochemical Properties in Relation to Biological Action

Medicinal chemistry is a branch of chemistry which deals with synthesis, design and development of pharmaceutical drug. Medicinal chemistry combines expertise from pharmacology and chemistry. Generally medicinal chemists work to make new compounds, determine their effects, modify the structure to minimize the side effects and study the pharmacokinetics properties of the drug. In this article … Read more

Pharmaceutical Analysis- Scope and Different Techniques of Pharmaceutical Analysis

Introduction Pharmaceutical analysis is a branch of chemistry, which deals with the study of various processes that are involves- the identification, determination, quantitation and purification. It is mainly used for the separation of the components from the mixture and for the determination of the structure of the compounds that make up pharmaceuticals, and are combined … Read more

Introduction to Biomolecules

Introduction Biomolecules plays an important role in development, support and reproduction of living organisms. The human body is composed of trillions of cells that performs the essential functions of life. To perform these functions cell takes help from several organic molecules. These organic molecules are known as biomolecules. Biomolecules presenting wide ranges of sizes and … Read more