Posts

Showing posts from August, 2011

How does the Lymphatic System Work?

Image
The lymphatic system is the core component of our immune system. It is associated with the immune system in such a way that the two systems are almost indifferent. For this reason, in common usage, they're often used interchangeably.

Definition…

Why Size Reduction is an Important Step in Pharmaceutical Formulations?

Image
Size reduction can be illustrated as the process in which the particle size of a substance or chemical is reduced. This process converts the substance or chemical to smaller pieces, powders, coarse particles, or an advanced type of subdivision. The …

Treatment of Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Neonates

Among neonates, the most common disorder is respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) also called “hyaline membrane diseases” (HMD). This acute lung disease often affects at the birth of a newborn, and it usually affects premature or preterm babies. In ad…

Classification of Penicillin

Image
Penicillin is derived from a fungi named Penicillium. They are a group of Beta-lactam antibiotics, which are used in the treatment or prevention of bacterial infections originated by susceptible, particularly gram-positive, organisms. They are usual…

Common Machineries Used in Pharmaceutical Tablet Manufacturing

Image
If you aspire to a career as a pharmacist, you may be interested in learning about the common machineries that are frequently used in major Pharmaceuticals.

Pharma Machines and Equipments vary from company to company; in most of the cases, they var…

Drugs that cause Nausea or Vomiting

Image
There are certain drugs that trigger a vomiting tendency. Studies suggest that drugs inducing nausea or vomiting potentially work on two regions in the nervous system: the chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) and the vomiting center (VC).
1. Drugs actin…