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5 Matching questions

  1. which type of water is best for preparing parenteral solutions?
  2. Define: Polyols
    Which type of product is likely to contain Polyols
  3. Sorbic Acid and glycerin is an important component of?
  4. what is Pluronic Lecithin Organogel (PLO) and why is it important?
  5. what is a fluid extract?
  1. a PLO gel is compatible with diverse range of therapeutic agents, including lipophilic and hydrophilic drugs. Most drugs can be incorporated without stability issue.
  2. b A concentrated alcohol solution of a vegetable drug of such strength that 1mL= one gram of the dry form of the drug
  3. c Capsules
  4. d water for injection USP
  5. e multiple OH groups in alcohols
    sorbitol and glycerin

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. water:oil:emulsifying agent (eg. acacia)
  2. equal amounts of oil, water, acacia
  3. 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. water-oil emulsion with 25% water
  5. 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

  1. Water soluble bases are made from this important compound:Capsules


  2. 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


  3. what is reverse osmosis?equal amounts of oil, water, acacia


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


  5. 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


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