The book has been divided into twenty two chapters covering all conventional dosage forms such as aromatic water capsules creams ear drops elixirs enemas emulsions liniments lotions ointments sterile preparations powder solutions spirits suspensions suppositories syrups tablets tinctures pastes sprays gargles mouthwashes etc. The principle involved requirements theoretical background procedure involved category uses storage condition precautions to be taken and viva voce have been included in each practical exercise. This book is presented in simple language easy to formulation of conventional dosage form in laboratory as per the need of the syllabus of various Universities and educational Governing Bodies. This book will be useful and knowledgeable for pharmacy students of diploma and degree in pharmacy in understanding basic principles involved in• dosage form design utility of container in pharmaceutics.
About the Author
Prof. R.S. Gaud M.Pharm Ph.D. is a Professor of Pharmaceutics and engaged in teaching since 1978 at Dept. of Pharmacy Indore Madhya Pradesh. Presently he is working with AICTE New Delhi an autonomous body under the Govt. of India Parliament Act 1987 as an Advisor and has established himself as a good organiser. He started his career as Lecturer in Pharmacy Holkar Science College Indore and served in various capacities in the institution viz. Asstt. Professor in SGSITS Indore and Principal AISSMS College of Pharmacy Pune. He was also Dean Faculty of Technology and Member Executive Council Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore. He is also actively involved in many academic organizations at National and International levels. He has also established himself as a good teacher and researcher and has presented his work at national and international levels. He has visited Bangkok Singapore Amsterdam Bonn London Vancouver Chicago Madison New Orleans and Orlando (USA). He is the author of many books research papers and review articles in the field of pharmaceutics.
Prof. Gaud has rendered his valuable services to most of the universities in the country for their academic upliftment. He is a life member of various pharmaceutical societies and was Vice President of APTI. Recently Prof. Gaud has been elected as President Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI). Dr. G.D. Gupta M.Pharm Ph.D. is Reader in Pharmaceutics at B.N. College of Pharmacy Udaipur (Rajasthan). He has published and presented many research papers in National and International journals/conferences. Dr. Gupta has delivered many guest lectures and participated as a resource person in workshops sponsored by AICTE and UGC. He has been awarded Best Paper Award in 5th APTI National Convention. Dr. Gupta has also authored four professional books. He is one of the young scientists who received travel grant for presentation of his research work at Orlando Florida USA in 2001. He is a life member of many pharmaceutical societies and is actively involved in professional organizations.