PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY SOCIOECONOMY AND LAW I (WITH PRACTICE)

PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY SOCIOECONOMY AND LAW I (WITH PRACTICE)

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Code
67449
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
12 credits during the 4th year of 8452 Pharmacy (LM-13) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
CHIM/09
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Pharmacy)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides  students with the basic elements of knowledge of the pharmaceutical dosage forms and the main methods used to produce and control them, both industrial and laboratory scale. The normative  section  is directed to the acquisition of the general organization of the National Health Service with particular regard to the  Italian Pharmaceutical Services and the Pharmacy Profession.

The course also includes laboratory practices concerning the practical preparation of pharmaceutical forms most commonly used.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Pharmaceutical technology

Incompatibility and interactions.

Drugs and dosage forms. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Excipients.

Pharmaceutical processes: particle-size reduction, mixing, granulation, dissolution, filtration, drying, freeze-drying, sterilization.

Micromeritics: particle size and spherical equivalent diameters. Surface area of powders.  Powders properties: density, porosity, wettability, flowability, hygroscopicity. Polymorphism.

Solid dosage forms: powders, granules, pellets, tablets, coated tablets, capsules, microcapsules.

Tablets: compression methods and compressing machines. Physical phenomena of compression process.

Hard and soft capsules. Manufacturing process.

Herbal drugs. Preparation and control of extracts, tinctures, alcoholates, hydrolates, essences.

Liquid dosage forms: solutions, dissolution rate, isotonic solutions.

Water for pharmaceutical use.

Syrups.

Nasal drug delivery.

Oily formulations:  autoxidation reaction, free radical chain reaction.

Sterile dosage forms: parenteral dosage forms, ophthalmic dosage forms

Surface and interfacial tension: methods of determination.

Zeta potential.

Disperse systems: colloidal dispersions, emulsions, microemulsions, suspensions. DLVO theory

Surfactants: definition and classification. HLB values.

Semi-solid dosage forms:  ointments, creams, gels, pasts.

Rectal and vaginal drug delivery.

 

Practicals

Solid dosage forms: preparation of powders, cachets, capsules.

Liquid dosage forms: preparation of aqueous solutions, syrups, non aqueous solutions, emulsions, suspensions.

Semi-solid dosage forms:  preparation of ointments, creams, gels, pasts.

Rectal and vaginal dosage forms: preparation of rectal and vaginal suppositories.

Preparation of isotonic eye drops.

Preparation of polyelectrolyte solutions.

 

Pharmaceutical Legislation

Supranational legislation.

Italian health organization.

Italian and European Pharmacopoeia.

Territorial administrative system and pharmacies classification.

Territorial and hospital pharmacy and service.

Pharmacist: skills, dispensing and professional responsibilities.

Dispensing discipline to the public of drugs.

Human prescription: RR , RNR , RL and RMR.

Drugs not subject to medical prescription (OTC and SOP).

Drugs prepared in the pharmacy laboratory. Rules of Good Preparation of medicines in pharmacies (NBP).

Dispensing discipline to the public of narcotics and psychotropic drugs: DPR 309/90.

Supervision and control of the pharmacies.

Ethics of the pharmacist: professional order.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ELEONORA RUSSO (President)

CARLA VILLA

GUENDALINA ZUCCARI

GIANCARLO GROSSI

GABRIELE CAVIGLIOLI

SARA BALDASSARI

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
21/01/2020 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
11/02/2020 09:30 GENOVA Scritto