Pharmaceutics is the discipline of pharmacy that deals with the process of turning an active drug into a medication to be used safely and effectively by patients. It is also called the science of dosage form design. There are many chemicals with pharmacological properties, but need special measures to help them achieve therapeutically relevant amounts at their sites of action. The focus of this laboratory course to develop different dosage forms using basic understanding of physiochemical properties of ingredients and technical aspects of formulations.


CLO: 1. Explain the basic principles and fundamental concepts of various dosage forms and drug delivery systems with special emphasis on methods of preparation.
CLO: 2. Perform skillfully laboratory experiments and execute relevant calculations and results
CLO: 3. Analyze given data and some important pharmaceutical calculations used routinely in laboratory, hospital or industrial settings.
CLO: 4. Participate effectively as an individual or in a group to fulfill the assigned task using basic understanding of Pharmaceutics


1. Introduction to dosage form science and drug delivery systems.
2. Preparation of simple syrup by BP and USP method.
3. Preparation of ferrous sulphate syrup.
4. Preparation of tolu balsam syrup BP.
5. Preparation of phenobarbitone elixir BP.
6. Preparation of paracetamol pediatric elixir.
7. Preparation of pediatric chalk oral mixture BP.
8. Preparation of cod liver oil oral emulsion.
9. Preparation of liquid paraffin oral emulsion BP.
10. Preparation of simple ointment and sulphur ointment
11. Preparation of hydrophilic petrolatum USP.
12. Preparation of iodine tincture USP.
13. Preparation of zinc & salicylic acid paste (Lassar’s paste).
14. Preparation of sodium bicarbonate ear drops BP.
15. Preparation of kaolin poultice BP.
16. Preparation of aromatic waters.