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Vacancy for Pharmacist at National Institute of Homoeopathy

National Institute of Homoeopathy is a model Institute conducting Under Graduate and Post-Graduate courses and Research on various aspects of Homoeopathy. The Institute is having hospital comprising Out-Patients' Department and 100 bedded In-Patients Department (being expanded to 250 beds) along with Laboratory Medicine and Diagnostic sections.

Post : Pharmacist-cum-Dispenser:


Walk in interview for Residue Analyst, Biochemist in Quality Control Laboratory at TBI

Tea is one of the industries, which by an Act of Parliament comes under the control of the Union Govt. The genesis of the Tea Board India dates back to 1903 when the Indian Tea Cess Bill was passed. The Bill provided for levying a cess on tea exports - the proceeds of which were to be used for the promotion of Indian tea both within and outside India. The present Tea Board set up under section 4 of the Tea Act 1953 was constituted on 1st April 1954.

A walk-in-interview will be held on 9th January, 2017 as per following from 11.00 a.m. onward at Tea Board India, 14, BTM Sarani, Kolkata- 700 001 for engaging Two contractual scientists as per followings to work in Quality Control Laboratory, Tea Park, Siliguri purely on temporary basis initially for a period of one year, which may be extended based on performance.


PREPARATION AND IN-VITRO EVALUATION OF DICLOFENAC SODIUM TRANSDERMAL PATCHES

ABOUT AUHTOR
SUSMITA DAS*
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, 
Jadavpur University,
West Bengal, India

*sdas53662@gmail.com

ABSTRACT:
Objectives: The aim of the present study was to develop transdermal matrix patches with a fixed ratios of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and ethylcellulose (EC), containing the drug diclofenac sodium and to perform the physicochemical, in vitro relese pattern evaluation of the prepared patches. The prospective objective was the demonstration that the system provides the delivery of drug at a controlled rate across intact skin to achieve a therapeutically effective drug level for a longer period of time from transdermal patches.
Methods: In this study, matrix-type transdermal patches containing diclofenac sodium were prepared using different ratio of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and ethylcellulose (EC) by solvent evaporation technique. The drug matrix film of PVP and EC was casted on a polyvinylalcohol backing membrane. All the prepared formulations were subjected to physical studies (moisture content, moisture uptake, and flatness), and in-vitro release kinetics and permeation studies were performed across cadaver skin using a modified diffusion cell.
Results and conclusion: Variations in drug release profiles among the formulations studied were observed. From the formulated patches FA 1, containing PVP/EC in ratio of 1:3 shows sustained release action with 38% release after 24 h and 10 µg of drug permeation accross 1 cm2 of patch area. Hence, it can be reasonably concluded that diclofenac sodium can be formulated into the transdermal matrix type patches to sustain its release characteristics for manufacturing transdermal patches of diclofenac sodium


Vacancy for Research Chemist at TCG Lifesciences

TCG Lifesciences Private Limited (formerly "Chembiotek Research International") is a leading contract research services company in the area of early drug discovery and development. We started our operations in the year 2001 in India; currently we have our presence in United States, Europe, Japan and Australia. We have a strong talent pool of 800+ trained scientists, drawn from the best national and international institutes and industry. Our services span from specific solutions to integrated discovery projects across multiple therapeutic areas with focus on Central Nervous System (CNS), Inflammation & Pain, Metabolic Disorders and Infectious Diseases.

Post : Research Chemist/Senior Research Chemist


Jadavpur University invites applications for Guest Faculties

Jadavpur University is to trace a part of India’s freedom movement, at least from the Swadeshi Movement onwards. It was 1905 -1906. Bengal stood divided. The times were feverish.The hegemony of the British establishment had to be challenged. Education had to play a new role in this changed scenario. It had to become a new form of resistance through which the emergent nationalist spirit could be propagated.

The University invites applications from Indian Nationals in the prescribed form for Guest Faculties to teach the subjects mentioned for each department in the Second Semester of the (2016-2017) academic session in various Departments of Faculty of Engineering & Technology.


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IPA recommends health ministry to fullstop speculation that referesher course to be started for Unqualified person to handle medical stores

  • Posted on: 7 December 2016
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) strongly opposes the ideas which arise through some recent news indicates that there have been discussion regarding enabling the unqualified persons to be "pharmacists" by initiating some training courses. IPA firmly stated that medical stores/pharmacies should be run only in presence and under supervision of qualified, registered pharmacists.


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