The Pharmaceutics and Compounding Laboratory
Pharmaceutical Solutions II:
Nonaqueous Solutions

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this exercise, you should be able to:

  • Define, give an example of, and/or classify examples of each of the following: Elixirs, Spirits or Essences, Collodions, Glycerites, Liniments, Tinctures, Extracts, Fluid-Extracts, Oleaginous Solutions, Cosolvent Systems.
  • Make necessary calculations for, prepare, label, and dispense pharmaceutical nonaqueous solutions.
  • Make a nonaqueous solution of desired alcoholic content using Low and High Iso-Alcoholic Elixir.