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Pharm D 3rd Year Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence PDF Notes

Navigating the intricate legal landscape of pharmacy practice: Dive into Pharm D 3rd Year Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence PDF Notes! This comprehensive resource delves into the crucial regulations and ethical considerations that govern the pharmaceutical profession in India. Packed with downloadable PDF notes, this post offers a clear understanding of key legislations like the Pharmacy Act, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, and their implications for pharmacists' roles and responsibilities. Whether you're a Pharm D student seeking to solidify your legal foundation or a practicing pharmacist looking to stay updated on the latest regulations, this Pharm D 3rd Year Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence PDF Notes guide equips you with the knowledge and tools to navigate the legal framework of pharmacy with confidence.

Pharm D Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence PDF Notes
Pharm D Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence PDF Note


This course exposes the student to several important legislations related to the profession of pharmacy in India. The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, along with its amendments are the core of this course. Other acts, which are covered, include the Pharmacy Act, dangerous drugs, medicinal and toilet preparation Act etc. Besides this the new drug policy, professional ethics, DPCO, patent and design Act will be discussed.


Upon completion of the subject student shall be able to (Know, do, and appreciate) –

a. practice the Professional ethics;

b. understand the various concepts of the pharmaceutical legislation in India;

c. know the various parameters in the Drug and Cosmetic Act and rules;

d. know the Drug policy, DPCO, Patent and design act;

e. understand the labeling requirements and packaging guidelines for drugs and cosmetics;

f. be able to understand the concepts of Dangerous Drugs Act, Pharmacy Act and Excise duties Act; and

g. other laws as prescribed by the Pharmacy Council of India from time to time including International Laws.

Pharm D 3rd Year Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence PDF Notes

Unit 1

Pharmaceutical Legislations

Unit 2

Principle and Significance of professional ethics

Unit 3

Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940,and its rules 1945

Unit 4

Pharmacy Act –1948

Unit 5

Medicinal and Toilet Preparation Act –1955

Unit 6

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances Act-1985 and Rules

Unit 7

Study of Salient Features of Drugs and magic remedies Act and its rules

Unit 8

Study of essential Commodities Act Relevant to drugs price control Order

Unit 9

Drug Price control Order & National Drug Policy (Current)

Unit 10

Prevention Of Cruelty to animals Act-1960

Unit 11

Patents & design Act-1970

Unit 12

Brief study of prescription and Non-prescription Products


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