1st Year D Pharmacy Subjects
- Pharmaceutics – I
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Social Pharmacy
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
Pharmaceutics is the discipline of pharmacy that deals with all facets of the process of turning a new chemical entity (NCE) into a safe and effective medication. in pharmaceutics you will learn dosage form design. This also deals with the formulation of a pure drug substance into a dosage form.
Pharmaceutical chemistry is concerned with the drug design and synthesis of biologically active molecules. The aim is to gain new chemical molecules that could enable the discovery of new pharmaceuticals or optimize known drug structures in the market, thereby to expand the portfolio of chemical drugs.
Although organic chemistry plays a crucial role. only knowledgeable pharmaceutical chemists are able to work effectively in a highly interdisciplinary environment and interact with scientists in other disciplines, such as molecular biology, structural biology, pharmacology, physical chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacokinetics, pharmaceutical technology, toxicology or with experts from the field of translational medicine, etc.
Pharmacognosy is the study of plants and other natural substances as possible sources of drugs. The American Society of Pharmacognosy defines pharmacognosy as “the study of the physical, chemical, biochemical, and biological properties of drugs, drug substances, or potential drugs or drug substances of natural origin as well as the search for new drugs from natural sources”.
This can be consist of all the social factors that influence medicine use, such as, medicine-related beliefs, regulations, policy, medicine information, ethics, and behavior.
Social pharmacy may be defined as the discipline dealing with the role of medicines from the social, scientific, and humanistic perspectives. It draws on theories of the social and behavioral sciences, and includes health psychology.
Human Anatomy and Physiology
This course designed for learning impart fundamental knowledge on the structure and functions of the human body. However, It also helps in understanding both homeostasis mechanisms and homeostatic imbalances of various body systems.