Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry – Chemistry, tests,
isolation, characterization and estimation of
phytopharmaceuticals belonging to the group of Alkaloids,
Glycosides, Terpenoids, Steroids, Bioflavanoids, Purines,
Guggul lipids. Pharmacognosy of crude drugs that contain the
above constituents. Standardization of raw materials and
herbal products. WHO guidelines. Quantitative microscopy
including modern techniques used for evaluation.
Biotechnological principles and techniques for plant
development, Tissue culture.
General pharmacological principles including Toxicology.
Drug interaction. Pharmacology of drugs acting on Central
nervous system, Cardiovascular system, Autonomic nervous
system, Gastro intestinal system and Respiratory system.
Pharmacology of Autocoids, Hormones, Hormone antagonists,
chemotherapeutic agents including anticancer drugs.
Bioassays, Immuno Pharmacology. Drugs acting on the blood &
blood forming organs. Drugs acting on the renal system.
Structure, nomenclature, classification, synthesis, SAR and
metabolism of the following category of drugs, which are
official in Indian Pharmacopoeia and British Pharmacopoeia.
Introduction to drug design. Stereochemistry of drug
molecules. Hypnotics and Sedatives, Analgesics, NSAIDS,
Neuroleptics, Antidepressants, Anxiolytics, Anticonvulsants,
Antihistaminics, Local Anaesthetics,
Cardio Vascular drugs – Antianginal agents Vasodilators,
Adrenergic & Cholinergic drugs, Cardiotonic agents,
Diuretics, Antijypertensive drugs, Hypoglycemic agents,
Antilipedmic agents, Coagulants, Anticoagulants,
Chemotherapeutic agents – Antibiotics, Antibacterials,
Sulphadrugs. Antiproliozoal drugs, Antiviral, Antitubercular,
Antimalarial, Anticancer, Antiamoebic drugs. Diagnostic
agents. Preparation and storage and uses of official
Radiopharmaceuticals, Vitamins and Hormones. Eicosonoids and
Development, manufacturing standards Q.C. limits, labeling,
as per the pharmacopoeal requirements. Storage of different
dosage forms and new drug delivery systems. Biopharmaceutics
and Pharmacokinetics and their importance in formulation.
Formulation and preparation of cosmetics – lipstick,
shampoo, creams, nail preparations and dentifrices.
Drugs and cosmetics Act and rules with respect to manufacture,
sales and storage. Pharmacy Act. Pharmaceutical ethics.
Principles, instrumentation and applications of the
following: Absorption spectroscopy (UV, visible & IR).
Fluorimetry, Flame photometry, Potentiometry. Conductometry
and Plarography. Pharmacopoeial assays. Principles of NMR,
ESR, Mass spectroscopy. X-ray diffraction analysis and
different chromatographic methods.
Biochemical role of hormones, Vitamins, Enzymes, Nucleic
acids, Bioenergetics. General principles of immunology.
Immunological. Metabolism of carbohydrate, lipids, proteins.
Methods to determine, kidney & liver function. Lipid
Principles and methods of microbio0logical assays of the
Pharmacopoeia. Methods of preparation of official sera and
vaccines. Serological and diagnostics tests. Applications of
microorganisms in Bio Conversions and in Pharmaceutical
Clinical Pharmacy :
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Dosage regimen in Pregnancy and
Lactation, Pediatrics and Geriatrics. Renal and hepatic
impairment. Drug – Drug interactions and Drug – food
interactions, Adverse Drug reactions. Medication History,
interview and Patient counseling.