5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- which type of water is best for preparing parenteral solutions?
- Define: Polyols
Which type of product is likely to contain Polyols
- Sorbic Acid and glycerin is an important component of?
- what is Pluronic Lecithin Organogel (PLO) and why is it important?
- what is a fluid extract?
- a PLO gel is compatible with diverse range of therapeutic agents, including lipophilic and hydrophilic drugs. Most drugs can be incorporated without stability issue.
- b A concentrated alcohol solution of a vegetable drug of such strength that 1mL= one gram of the dry form of the drug
- c Capsules
- d water for injection USP
- e multiple OH groups in alcohols
sorbitol and glycerin
5 Multiple choice questions
- water:oil:emulsifying agent (eg. acacia)
- equal amounts of oil, water, acacia
- Tincture is an alcoholic or hydroalcoholic solution of chemicals or soluble constituents of vegetable drugs.
Tinctures must be keep away from light and heat
- water-oil emulsion with 25% water
- Ans: the difference is the dispersed phase/continuous phase
dispersed phase comes first
Water-oil: dispersed phase is water.
Oil-water: dispersed phase is oil
5 True/False questions
Water soluble bases are made from this important compound: → Capsules
what is the bottle method of emulsification and what is it's ratio? → Its a variation of dry gum: oil:water:acacia
3;2;1 or 2:1;1
what is reverse osmosis? → equal amounts of oil, water, acacia
Describe the anti-microbial properties of syrups. → the near saturation of syrups prevent microbial growth thereby no parabens are needed as antimicrobials
what is the difference between wet gum and dry gum method of making emulsions? → wet gum= adding water to acacia
dry gum = adding oil to acacia