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322003 VO VO Introduction to Practical Course on Magistral Formulae - M3 (2020W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 32 - Pharmazie

Vorlesungszeiten: 01.10.-21.10.2019 täglich, 11:30-13:00 Uhr


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German



Die LV wird digital abgehalten. Nähere Informationen erhalten Sie nach Anmeldung via Moodle.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Content: Regulations and use of the relevant literature (Austrian Pharmacopoeia, Pharmacopoeia Europea), structure of medical prescriptions, regulations for magistral formulae. Price calculation according to the 'Austrian Arzneitaxe'. Explanation of the small-scale manual preparation of medical prescriptions in public or hospital pharmacies. Physico-chemical background of formulations and their compounds: powders and capsules, solutions, dispersions, emulsions, maceratae, infusae, decoctae, suppositories, eye drops, ointments and homeopathic formulations. Detection of possible incompatibilities on prescriptions. The model magistral formulations to be prepared during the practical course on magistral formulations will be explained in the context of the lecture.

Assessment and permitted materials

oral examination (in German)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Aim of the lecture: Students should acquire the theoretical background to successfully prepare magistral medical prescriptions. The lecture serves to provide basic knowledge on magistral formulations and students should be able to correctly apply appropriate working protocols to produce state of the art products. This includes knowledge of the deployed compounds and their incompatibilities in order to independently correct inappropriate magistral prescriptions.

Examination topics

Contents of the lecture (power point presentation). The exam includes one model magistral medical prescription for theoretical analysis und discussion (including all required calculations, e.g. regarding allowed dosage, and price calculations) as well as two further questions to be answered orally.

Reading list

Apothekenrelevante Literatur:
• Europäisches Arzneibuch
• Österreichisches Arzneibuch
• Austria Codex Fachinformation
• Österreichische Arzneitaxe
• Warenverzeichnis
• Normdosen
• Hunnius
• Rezeptursammlungen (NFA, NRF)

Zusätzliche Literatur zum Thema Magistrale Arzneimittelherstellung:
• Fischer/Schüler: Rezeptur – Qualität in 7 Schritten, Deutscher Apothekerverlag
• Wolf: Rezepturen – Probleme erkennen, lösen, vermeiden, Deutscher Apothekerverlag
• Ziegler: Rezeptur-Retter, Deutscher Apothekerverlag
• Ziegler: Plausibilitäts-Check Rezeptur, Deutscher Apothekerverlag
• Kirchner: Arzneiformen richtig anwenden – Sachgerechte Anwendung und Aufbewahrung der Arzneimittel, Deutscher Apothekerverlag

Online abrufbare Fachzeitschriften: PZ und DAZ
• Pharmazeutische Zeitung Online
• Deutsche Apothekerzeitung Online: Rezeptur/Defektur

Lehrbücher Pharmazeutische Technologie:
• Fahr: Voigt - Pharmazeutische Technologie für Studium und Beruf, Deutscher Apothekerverlag
• Weidenauer, Beyer: Arzneiformenlehre kompakt, Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH Stuttgart

Association in the course directory

A238, MA3

Last modified: Tu 13.10.2020 09:50