12 Best Books on Pharmaceutical Chemistry

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Pharmaceutical Chemistry, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Pharmaceutical Chemistry below.

1."Textbook of Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I (Inorganic)" by Mohammed Ali
“Textbook of Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I (Inorganic)” Book Review:The book provides knowledge on the general aspects and types of drugs used in pharmacy.The book covers topics such as introduction, preparation, physical and chemical properties of each compound. Along with that the book also provides an insight on the uses,assay methods and identification and purity tests of the drugs. The book is useful for the students pursuing an undergraduate program of pharmacy.

2."Pharmaceutical Chemistry-1" by Dr Kasture Dr Wadodkar
“Pharmaceutical Chemistry-1” Book Review: The book covers details of inorganic compounds and dental, Inhalants Respiratory stimulants, Expectorants and Emetics and Antidotes and RadioPharmaceuticals and Contrast Media. The book discusses Antioxidants, Gastrointestinal agents like Acidifying agents, Antacids, Protectives and Adsorbents, Saline Cathartics. The book provides knowledge on the uses of inorganic compounds which are used in the form of acids, bases, buffers and antioxidants. In addition to it the book also explains about Topical Agents like Protectives, Antimicrobials and Astringents, Sulphur and its compounds. The book also covers the usage of Major Intra-Extra Cellular Electrolytes, Electrolytes in replacement therapy, Oral rehydration salts, physiological acid base balance, Iron Iodine and Calcium and radioactivity. The book also features the limit test of different metals in pharmaceutical products, their impurity source and prevention. The book can be referred by D.Pharm students and teachers.

3."Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry: v. 2" by A H Beckett
“Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry: v. 2” Book Review: This book emphasizes on the advancements in pharmaceutical chemistry, its analysis and quality control. The book provides in-depth knowledge of widespread techniques in quantitative chromatography. Topics like treatment of spectroscopy and radiopharmaceuticals have also been included. The book presents uses of spectroscopic techniques in structural elucidation and verification of identity through exercises. The book also explains the benefaction of analysis through physical methods useful in the different phases of drug development. The book contains numerous examples based on commonly used drugs and dosage. It also has veterinary pharmaceuticals references for better understanding.

4."CBS Confident Pharmacy Series : Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1 - for First Year Diploma in Pharmacy" by Raje V N
5."Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry Part - I: 0" by A H Beckett
6."Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry" by V K Kapoor & Harkishan Singh
7."Diploma in Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1 : Theory and Practical" by Rajasekaran
“Diploma in Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1 : Theory and Practical” Book Review: This book can be referred by the students who are pursuing a diploma in pharmacy. It covers information on inorganic drugs which is the type of pharmacological classification. Knowledge of chemistry is mandatory in order to understand the chemical properties and principles of the test in order of identity and storage condition. It comprises various topics such as Various properties and uses of inorganic compounds, Major intra- and extracellular electrolytes, Radiopharmaceuticals and contrast media and so on. At the end of every chapter practical exercises are also provided to have better understanding.

8."Pharmaceutical Physical Chemistry : Theory and Practices" by Bhasin
9."Pharmaceutical Chemistry- 2" by S G Wadodkar and A V Kasture
10."Concise Organic Pharmaceutical Chemistry" by Deshmukh and Kuchekar
11."General Principles Of Pharmaceutic Chemistry Pharmaceutic Operations Chemical Analysis" by James Thacher
12."An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Sciences: Production, Chemistry, Techniques and Technology" by Jiben Roy
“An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Sciences: Production, Chemistry, Techniques and Technology” Book Review: This book covers the basic principles of pharmaceutical drugs. Chapters discuss multiple drugs such as atorvastatin, sildenafil, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin and amoxicillin. Different manufacturing techniques, methods and how the production of a drug is done is described in this book. It also covers major issues namely quality control, counterfeiting and abuse of drugs. This book is useful for pharmaceutical students or newly pharmaceutical employers and researchers.

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