Objective: The main objectives of the course are to:

 • Provide the knowledge of the “compounding art”, i.e. the art of preparing various Liquid & Semi-solid dosage forms, usually made in a pharmacy (community or hospital)

 • Review the contents and objectives of the Pharmacopoeias, how to scale the formula up or down & to know the main use of each ingredient in the formula.


Syllabus: as stated in the approved study plan. This course aims to provide the students with good knowledge in calculations, formulation and extemporaneous dispensing, packaging, and storage of medicines. Specifically, solutions, suspensions, emulsions, creams, ointments, and gels as well as suppositories and powders preparations are discussed along with their various types, additives, methods of preparation, common examples, packaging and quality requirements.

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