Terpenoids: Menthol, Citral and Artemisinin – a comprehensive guide(1)

Terpenoids Terpenoids are also known as terpenes, are a large and diverse class of organic compounds produced by various plants, fungi and animals. Terpenoids are hydrocarbon of plant origin(naturally) of the general formula (C5H8). They are available in volatile oil like menthol, citral, artemisinin. Properties of terpenoids 1. It is a colorless substance.2. They are … Read more

Alkaloids: Atropine, Quinine, Reserpine and Caffeine – Extraction and isolation

Introduction of alkaloids Alkaloids are basic nitrogenous compound of plants or animals’ origin and possesses a pharmacological action. They contain nitrogen and mainly in heterocyclic ring. It is mainly derived from amino acids and founds in animals, fungi & bacteria. These are some drugs 1. Atropine It is a tropane alkaloid derived from the Atropa … Read more

Labelling of packaging of drug – in easy way

Labelling of packaging of drug The labelling of packaging for drugs serves multiple objectives and holds significant importance in the pharmaceutical industry. It not only provides essential information to healthcare professionals and patients but also ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. In this section, we will explore the objectives, importance, and types of labelling used in … Read more

Manufacture of drugs – prohibition and criteria(1)

Manufacture of drugs The manufacture of drugs is a critical process that plays a crucial role in the healthcare industry. From the development of new medications to the production of existing drugs, this process ensures that patients have access to safe and effective treatments. Manufacture in relation to any drugs or cosmetic includes any process … Read more

Import of drugs – mimprovement(1)

Import of drugs The import of drugs encompasses the process by which pharmaceutical products are legally brought into a country from abroad. This involves ensuring compliance with regulatory guidelines and quality standards, as well as navigating customs procedures and documentation requirements. It means to bring any drugs and cosmetics into India from foreign(any other country). … Read more