Pharmaceutics Laboratory

Pharmaceutics is the discipline of pharmacy that deals with the practical aspects of manufacturing, formulation and evaluation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms. The subject also helps the students to acquire knowledge and skill to apply quality assurance principles, including legal and ethical aspects involving drugs, delivering a quality assured product as per the pharmacopoeia, WHO and ISO standards.

This well-furnished laboratory at Ishan Institute of Pharmacy caters to the practical requirements of the various subjects like dosage form design, physical pharmacy, and dispensing pharmacy. The facilities available in this lab ensure the complete knowledge of manufacturing of different formulation.

In this laboratory experiments and research work carried out on formulation of different dosage forms, technology based experiments as well as Novel Drug Delivery Systems (NDDS). It deals with the study of oral, parenteral, dermal, transdermal and mucosal dosage forms; it also focuses on the preparation and evaluation of cosmetics. It also covers basic topics like development of new drugs, preformulation, along with principles of formulation design.

This laboratory is built with an insight into the biotechnology industry with instruments like BOD. Incubator, aseptic room with laminar air flow cabinet and U.V. cabinet, digital oven, incubators, bacterial colony counter and autoclaves. It will help students familiarize with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), design, development and maintenance of aseptic areas, procedure for sterility testing, experiments in biotechnology, growth, cultivation, isolation and identification of microorganisms and microbiological assays.