It is the study of medicines derived from natural sources. It includes method of cultivation, collection, standardization, formulation of herbal medicines, isolation and characterization, phytoconstituents from natural products.
Our department is an interdisciplinary department incorporating medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceutical analysis, pharmaceutical organic chemistry and pharmaceutical inorganic chemistry. The research focus in Pharmaceutical Chemistry research includes synthetic chemistry, phytochemistry, pharmacological screening of herbal extracts, isolation of active compounds, structural elucidation, SAR studies and microwave assisted reactions etc.
Our department is equipped with HPLC, FTIR, and UV-Visible, Karl Fischer, Spectrophotometer, Scientific Microwave Oven, Spectro flouriometer, Auto tritrator and Flame photometer. The department plans to start two new M. Pharm. Courses in quality assurance and establish a computer aided drug design laboratory.
Pharmaceutical chemistry is the study and development of new drugs. It involves cures and remedies for diseases, analytical techniques, pharmacology, metabolism, quality assurance, and drug chemistry. Many pharmaceutical chemistry students will later work in a lab. Pharmaceutical chemistry leads to careers in drug development, biotechnology, pharmaceutical companies, research facilities, and more.
Studying pharmaceutical chemistry allows students to contribute to life-saving remedies, enhance the speed of delivery of new medications, and help others. Pharmaceutical chemistry also includes other branches of study such as pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and drug metabolism. These are important for learning the effects that drugs have on the body.
Pharmacology is the science concerned with history, sources, physical & chemical properties of drugs & the way in which drug affects living system it includes pharmocokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacotherapeutics, and toxicology
Study of the biochemical & physiological effects of drugs & mechanisms of action
“What the drug does to the body”
Deals with the absorption, distribution, biotransformation &excretion of drugs
“What the body does to the drug”
Study of drugs used in the diagnosis, prevention, suppression & treatment of diseases
“Deals with beneficial effects of the drugs (medicines)”
Study of biologic toxins, study of poison & its effects deals with deleterious effects of physical & chemical agents (including drugs) in human
The Division of Pharmacy Practice is comprised of faculty who provide education in the administrative and behavioral sciences, clinical services, as well as direct practice experience.communication skills and ethics in pharmacy practice and pharmacy law. The professional integrated approach to drug therapy management.
The Pharm.D. program emphasizes an integrated and problem-based approach to disease management as Clinical pharmacy services like Ward round participation, Prescription monitoring, Providing drug information through a drug information center, Adverse drug reaction monitoring, and patient counseling are practiced.