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535-0421-00L  Galenical Pharmacy I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersJ.‑C. Leroux, B. A. Gander
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Catalogue data

AbstractPrinciples and technologies for the manufacturing of dosage forms and drug delivery systems. Knowledge of pharm. excipients, materials, containers, liquid and semi-solid dosage forms, their production, function, quality and application. Comprehension of molecular interactions in solution and colloidal systems. Comprehension of interfacial phenomena and stabilization measures in dosage forms.
ObjectiveKnowledge of the most important pharmaceutical excipients, materials, containers, liquid and semi-solid dosage forms, of their production, function, quality, stability and application. Comprehension of the molecular interactions in solution and colloidal systems. Comprehension of interfacial phenomena and stabilization measures in disperse dosage forms.
ContentIntroduction and overview of important fundamentals, principles and technologies for the development and manufacturing of dosage forms and drug delivery systems. Overview of the most important pharmaceutical excipients and polymers, their structure, properties and processing; importance of materials properties for containers. Pharmaceutical solvents, fundamentals of solubility and solubilization of drugs. Water treatment processes, sterilization techniques and quality requirements of pharmaceutical water. Parenteral dosage forms and liquid ophthalmics. Surfactants, micelle formation and colloidal systems. Liquid suspensions and emulsions. Stabilization measures in dosage forms.
LiteratureL.V. Allen, N.G. Popovich, H.C. Ansel, Ansel's Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems, 10th Ed, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore 2014.

M. E. Aulton and K. M. G. Taylor, Aulton's Pharmaceutics: The design and manufacture of medicines, 4th ed, Churchill Livingston, Philadelphia, 2013.

L. Felton, Remington - Essentials of Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Press, London, 2013.

Sinko P.J., Martin's Physical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7th ed, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2017.
Prerequisites / NoticeLanguage: German and English

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a two-semester course together with 535-0422-00L Galenical Pharmacy II (next semester)
For programme regulationsBachelor's Programme in Pharmaceutical Sciences 2004; Version 20.08.2013
Bachelor's Programme in Pharmaceutical Sciences 2013; Version 30.06.2020
Diploma of Advanced Studies Preparation for the Swiss Federal Examination in Pharmacy 2011
Diploma of Advanced Studies Preparation for the Swiss Federal Examination in Pharmacy 2017
ECTS credits4 credits
Performance assessment as a semester course (other programmes)
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersJ.-C. Leroux, B. A. Gander
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 15 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationIn der Regel wird der Jahreskurs "Galenische Pharmazie I und II" geprüft.
Prüfungssprache: Deutsch oder Englisch

Normally the yearly course "Galenical Pharmacy I and II" will be examined.
Examination language: German or English
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
535-0421-00 GGalenische Pharmazie I
Unterrichtssprache: Deutsch und Englisch
Language: German and English
2 hrs
Fri10-12HCI J 7 »
J.‑C. Leroux, B. A. Gander

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Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
DAS Preparation for the Swiss Federal Examination in PharmacyFirst Series of CoursesWInformation
DAS Preparation for the Swiss Federal Examination in PharmacyFirst Series of Courses (Group A)OInformation
Health Sciences and Technology BachelorElectivesWInformation
Pharmaceutical Sciences BachelorThird Year Core SubjectsOInformation