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5 Matching questions

  1. Sorbic Acid and glycerin is an important component of?
  2. Define: Polyols
    Which type of product is likely to contain Polyols
  3. what is the ratio for dry gum and wet gum?
  4. what are the four types of bases used to make ointment?
  5. What is a tincture?
  1. a ...dunno
  2. b 1. water washable bases
    2. Oleaginous/hydrocarbon/oil bases
    3.Emulsion bases
  3. c Capsules
  4. d Tincture is an alcoholic or hydroalcoholic solution of chemicals or soluble constituents of vegetable drugs.
    Tinctures must be keep away from light and heat
  5. e multiple OH groups in alcohols
    sorbitol and glycerin

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Adding an insoluble substance to a powder while its wet is called levigation
  2. they reduce the surface tension between the wate and oil and allow the two to mix.
  3. A concentrated alcohol solution of a vegetable drug of such strength that 1mL= one gram of the dry form of the drug
  4. Its a variation of dry gum: oil:water:acacia
    3;2;1 or 2:1;1
  5. wet gum= adding water to acacia
    dry gum = adding oil to acacia

5 True/False questions

  1. why is using distilled water to prepare injections WRONG and DANGEROUS?It contains pyrogens which are microbial compounds increase body temperature.

          

  2. which of the following types of water CANNOT be used for making injections?
    a) sterile water for inhalation
    b) bacteristatic water USP
    c) water for injection USP
    d) sterile water for irrigation USP
    Ans: A do not use purified water for opthalmic solutions

          

  3. what is the nacent method?Tincture is an alcoholic or hydroalcoholic solution of chemicals or soluble constituents of vegetable drugs.
    Tinctures must be keep away from light and heat

          

  4. which of the following types of water cannot be used to make parenteral & opthalmic solutions?
    a) purified water
    b) bacteristatic water
    Ans: A and C
    Note that only water for injection and bacteristatic water may be used

          

  5. Describe the anti-microbial properties of syrups.the near saturation of syrups prevent microbial growth thereby no parabens are needed as antimicrobials

          

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