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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  11

Year :  2016

Pages :   2043-2047

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Review on Pharmaceutical Calculations



Address:   Lakshmi Usha Ayalasomayajula*, Radha Rani Earle, P. Manasa, K. Kalyan Raju
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Maharajah's College of Pharmacy, Phoolbaugh, Vizianagaram, A.P, India
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ABSTRACT:
Pharmaceutical calculations are the area of study that applies the basic principles of mathematics to the preparation and safe and effective use of pharmaceuticals. A pharmacist should have a thorough knowledge on weights and measures to have a complete understanding of various types of calculations involved in dispensing of dosage form. Therefore, the use of calculations in pharmacy is varied and broad-based. Calculations are performed by the pharmacists in traditional as well as in specialized practice settings. Whether a pharmaceutical product is produced in a large scale or a small scale pharmacist engage in calculations to achieve standards of quality. The preparation of various dosage forms and drug delivery systems containing carefully calculated, measured, verified, and labeled quantities of ingredients enables accurate dosage administration.
KEYWORDS:
Weights, Ratio, Proportion, Density, Alligation Method, Proof Spirit.
Cite:
Lakshmi Usha Ayalasomayajula, Radha Rani Earle, P. Manasa, K. Kalyan Raju. Review on Pharmaceutical Calculations. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(11):2043-2047.
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