Pharmaceuticals is the process of turning a new chemical entity (NCE) or old medicine into a medication to be used by patients safely. It is derived from the Greek word “pharmakeutikos” and called as the study of dosage form design. It is used in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of various diseases for restoring and modifying organic functions. Pharmaceutics is the formulation of the pure drug into a dosage form. The pharmaceutical company/industry discovers, develops, produces, and market those pharmaceutical drugs to be used as medication by the patients, to cure, immunize, relieve the symptoms. The fundamental of the pharmaceutical Company/ Industry is to control or eliminate diseases around the world.
Physicians of pharmaceuticals work in the pharmaceutical industry, medical schools/universities, other authorities, and research organizations. Pharmaceuticals, medicine, and drug are words used interchangeably. Such products must be safe, good quality, effective, and are prescribed by the specialist. Pharmaceutics branches include Pharmaceutical Formulation, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Dispensing Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology. Before marketing, pharmaceutical products can take many years to process through R&D phases. One of the lengthy part of Research and development includes getting approval from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).