Drug Formulations Manual

About Book

ISBN 9788190646772
Presentation Hardbound, 510 Pages
Edition 4th Edition 2011
Weight 1.50 Kg
Author DH Shah,DPS Kohli
Price USD 100
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The goal of this book is to assist the reader in identifying the most viable manufacturing process for their product. Factors playing a role include manufacturability, consistency of products’ quality, batch size optimization, yield improvement, SKU reduction and cost optimization. This book can shed new light on how to get your products to market quickly, efficiently and in a cost effective manner. All formulations are validated and based on actual production batches. Information on each product is covered under the following heads: Labeled Formula, Batch Size, Practical Yield, Ingredients and Batch Quantities, Manufacturing Specifications and Manufacturing Processes. There are over four hundred products in this book covering all major categories of formulations.


This long list of formulations include 174 Tablets, 69 Injectables, 79 Liquid Orals, 41 Capsules / Dry Syrups, 16 Eye / Ear Preparations and 41 Topical Preparations. All formulations are validated and based on actual production batches undertaken in various manufacturing facilities. The First Edition was published in 1991, Second Edition in 1998, Spanish Edition in 2000 and Supplement in 2001 and Third Edition in 2005 with subsequent reprints. Information on each product is covered under the following heads: Labelled Formula, Batch Size, Practical Yield, Ingredients and Batch Quantities, Manufacturing Specifications and Manufacturing Processes.


D.P.S. Kohli graduated in Pharmacy in 1954 with decades of practical manufacturing experience of drug formulations behind him. He also worked as a Pharmaceutical Consultant having set up over 50 drug formulation factories.

D.H. Shah graduated in Pharmacy in 1962 and was associated with the manufacture of all categories of drug formulations for more than 40 years.




Acarbose Tablets

Albendazole Tablets

Albendazole Chewable Tablets 400 mg

Alprazolam Tablets 0.25 mg

Alprazolam Tablets 0.5 mg

Alprazolam Tablets 1 mg

Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate Tablets

Aluminium Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide and Simethicone Tablets

Aminophylline Tablets

Amiodarone Tablets 100 mg

Amiodarone Tablets 200 mg

Amitryptyline Tablets 50 mg

Amlodipine Tablets

Amoxycillin Dispersible Tablets 125 mg

Amoxycillin Dispersible Tablets 250 mg

Amoxycillin Tablets

Amoxycillin Trihydrate and Clavulanate Tablets

Ampicillin, Cloxacillin and Lactobacillus Sporogenes Dispersible Tablets

Analgin and Dicyclomine Hydrochloride Tablets – I

Analgin and Dicyclomine Hydrochloride Tablets – II

Analgin Tablets

Ascorbic Acid Tablets 100 mg

Ascorbic Acid Tablets 500 mg

Aspirin, Paracetamol and Caffeine Tablets

Asprin, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Phenylepherine Hydrochloride Tablets

Aspirin Tablets 300 mg

Atenolol Tablets 100mg

Atenolol Tablets 50 mg

Atorvastatin Tablets

Azithromycin Tablets 250 mg

B. Complex With Vitamin C Tablets

Betamethasone Tablets 0.5 mg

Betamethasone and Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate Tablets

Calcium and Vitamin D Tablets

Calcium, Vitamin D3 and L-Lysine Monohydrochloride Tablets

Captopril Tablets

Carbamazepine Tablets (Chewable Tablets)

Carbamazepine Tablets 250 mg

Cefadroxil Dispersible Tablets 125 mg

Cefadroxil Dispersible Tablets 250 mg

Cefadroxil Tablets 500 mg

Cetrizine and Pseudoephedrine Delayed Release Tablets

Chloroquin Phosphate Tablets

Chlorpheniramine Maleate Tablets

Chlorpromazine Tablets

Cimetidine Tablets 200 mg

Ciprofloxacin Tablets

Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole Tablets

Clopidogrel Tablets

Compound Magnesium Trisilicate Chewable Tablets

Co-Trimoxazole Tablets

Co-Trimoxazole Tablets D.S

Dapsone Tablets 50 mg

Dexamethasone Tablets – I

Dexamethasone Tablets – II

Diazepam Tablets

Diclofenac Sustained Release Tablets 100 mg

Diclofenac Tablets 50 mg

Diethylycarbamazine Tablets

Digoxin Tablets

Domperidone Tablets 10 mg

Doxycycline Hydrochloride Tablets 100 mg

Drotaverine Hydrochloride Tablets

Enalapril Tablets

Enalapril Maleate Tablets 2.5 mg

Enalapril Maleate Tablets 5 mg

Ephedrine Hydrochloride Tablets

Erythromycin Tablets 100 mg

Erythromycin Tablets 250 mg

Erythromycin Tablets 500 mg

Ethambutol Hydrochloride Tablets

Ferrous Sulphate and Folic Acid Tablets

Ferrous Sulphate Tablets

Fexofenadine Tablets 120 mg

Fexofenadine Tablets 180 mg

Frusemide Tablets

Furazolidone Tablets

Gatifloxacin Tablets 200 mg

Gatifloxacin Sesquihydrate Tablets 400 mg

Glibenclamide Tablets 5 mg

Gliclazide Tablets – II

Gliclazide Tablets 80 mg

Glidazide and Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets

Glimepiride and Pioglitazone Hydrochloride Tablets

Glipizide Tablets 2.5 mg

Glipizide Tablets 5 mg

Griesofulvin Tablets

Haloperidol Tablets

Hyoscine Butyl Bromide Tablets 10 mg

Ibuprofen and Paracetamol Tablets

Ibuprofen Tablets

Isosorbide Dinitrate Tablets

Ketotifen Fumerate Tablets 1 mg

Levamisole Hydrochloride Tablets 40 mg

Levodopa and Carvidopa Tablets

Loperamide Hydrochloride Tablets 2 mg

Lovastatin Tablets 20 mg

Mebendazole Tablets

Mefanamic Acid and Dicyclomine Tablets

Mefenamic Acid and Paracetamol Tablets

Meloxicam Tablets

Metformin and Glipizide Tablets

Methyl Dopa Tablets

Methylergometrine Maleate Tablets 0.5 mg

Metoclopramide Hydrochloride Tablets

Metoprolol, Dihydrazine and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Metoprolol Tartrate Tablets

Metronidazole Tablets

Metronidazole, Furazolidone and Loperamide Tablets

Multivitamin Tablets - I

Multivitamin Tablets - II

Multivitamin With Iron Tablets

Nabumetone Tablets 500 mg

Nalidixic Acid Tablets 500 mg

Naproxen Tablets

Nicerbium Tablets 30 mg

Nifedipine Tablets 5 mg

Nimesulide Dispersible Tablets 100 mg

Nimesulide Flavoured Dispersible Tablets 100 mg

Nimodipine Tablets 30 mg

Nitrazepam Tablets

Nitrofurantoin Tablets

Norfloxacin Tablets

Ofloxacin Tablets

Paracetamol Tablets-I

Paracetamol Tablets-II

Paracetamol and Diclofenac Sodium Tablets

Paracetamol, Caffeine and Chlorpheniramine Maleate Tablets

Paracetamol, Caffeine, Phenylephrine and Chlorpheniramine Tablets

Paracetamol, Diclofenac Sodium and Chlorzoxazone Tablets

Paracetamol, Ibuprofen and Chlorzoxazone Tablets

Pefloxacin Tablets 400 mg

Phenobarbitone and Belladonna Tablets

Phenobarbitone Tablets

Phenobarbitone, Papavarine and Aminophylline Tablets

Phenylbutazone Tablets 100 mg

Polyvitamin Tablets

Polyvitamin Tablets (Therapeutic)

Prednisolone Tablets

Promethazine Tablets

Propanthelene Bromide Tablets

Propranolol Hydrochloride Tablets

Pyrazinamide Tablets 500 mg

Pyrazinamide Tablets 750 mg

Pyrazinamide Tablets 1000 mg

Pyrimethamine and Sulphadoxine Tablets

Quinine Sulphate Tablets 300 mg

Ranitidine Hydrochloride Tablets 150 mg

Reserpine, Dihydralazine and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Rifampicin and Isoniazid Tablets

Risperidone Tablets 1 mg

Risperidone Tablets 4 mg

Roxithromycin Dispersible Tablets 50 mg

Roxithromycin Tablets 150 mg

Salbutamol Tablets

Salbutamol, Etophylline and Dexamethasone Tablets

Salbutamol and Theophylline Sustained Release Tablets

Serratiopeptidase Tablets 10 mg

Sertraline Tablets

Sertraline Tablets 25 mg

Soluble Aspirin Tablets

Theophylline, Ephedrine and Phenobarbitone Sustained Release Tablets

Tinidazole and Norfloxacin Tablets

Tinidazole, Miconazole and Neomycin Tablets

Tinidazole, Miconazole and Neomycin Vaginal Tablets

Trifluoperazine Tablets

Trihexyphenidyl Hydrochloride Tablets

Trimethoprim and Sulphadiazine Tablets

Trimethoprim and Sulphamethoxazole DS Tablets

Vitamin B. Complex Tablets

Vitamin B.Complex Tablets (Prophylactic)

Vitamin B1, B6 And B12 Tablets

Vitamin C Chewable Tablets



Amikacin Sulphate Injection

Aminophylline Injection

Analgin Injection

Ascorbic Acid Injection 100 mg

Ascorbic Acid Injection 250 mg

Atropine Sulphate Injection

Buprenorphin Injection

Calcium Gluconate Injection

Chloramphenicol Injection

Chloroquine Phosphate Injection

Chlorpheniramine Maleate Injection – I

Chlorpheniramine Maleate Injection – II

Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride Injection 10 mg

Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride Injection 25 mg

Cimetidine Injection

Ciprofloxacin Lactate Infusion

Clindamycin Phosphate Injection

Cyanocobalamin Injection 1000 mcg - I

Cyanocobalamin Injection 1000 mcg – II

Cyanocobalamin Injection 500 mcg

Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection – I

Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection – II

Dextrose Injection 5% & 10% (Large Volume Intravenous Solution)

Dextrose With Sodium Chloride Injection

Diazepam Injection

Diclofenac Sodium Injection

Digoxin Injection

Electrolyte Maintenance I.V. Fluid Paediatric

Electrolyte Maintenance I.V. Fluid Solution

Etofylline and Theophylline Injection

Folic Acid and Niacinamide Injection

Fortified Procaine Penicillin For Injection

Frusemide Injection

Gastrointestinal Electrolyte Maintenance I.V. Fluid

Gentamycin Injection 40 mg

Gentamycin Injection 80 mg

Gentamycin Injection Paediatric

Hyoscine Butyl Bromide Injection

Lignocaine and Adrenaline Injection

Lignocaine Hydrochloride Injection

Menadione Sodium Bisulphite Injection

Methylergometrine Injection

Metoclopramide Injection

Metronidazole and Dextrose Infusion

Nandrolone Phenylpropionate Injection

Nikethamide Injection

Oxytetracycline Injection

Oxytocin Injection

Pam Injection

Papaverine Hydrochloride Injection

Pentazocine Injection

Phenytoin Sodium Injection

Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate Injection

Promethazine Hydrochloride Injection-I

Promethazine Hydrochloride Injection-II

Quinine Dihydrochloride Injection

Ranitidine Injection

Ringer Lactate I.V. Solution

Sodium Chloride Injection 0.9%

Thiamine Hydrochloride Injection

Triflupromazine Hydrochloride Injection-I

Triflupromazine Hydrochloride Injection-II

Trimethoprim and Sulphamethoxazole Injection

Vitamin B. Complex Forte Injection

Vitamin B. Complex Injection-I

Vitamin B. Complex Injection-II

Vitamin B. Complex Injection-III

Vitamin B Complex Injection-IV

Vitamin B1, B6, B12 Injection



Albendazole Suspension – I

Albendazole Suspension – II

Ambroxol Hydrochloride, Guaiphenesin, Pseudoephedrine and Chlorpheniramine Cough Syrup

Azatadine Maleate and Pseudoephedrine Sulphate Syrup

Azatadine Syrup

Azatadine, Pseudoephedrine and Paracetamol Syrup

Betamethasone Paediatric Drops

Bromhexine, Potassium Guaicol Sulphonate and Salbutamol Syrup

Broxhexine, Pseudoephedrine and Chlorpheniramine Cough Syrup

Calcium, L-Lysine and Vitamin D Suspension

Carbemazepine Liquid

Carbinoxamine and Dextromethorphan Cough Expectorant

Chloramphenicol Palmitate Oral Suspension-I

Chloramphenicol Palmitate Oral Suspension-II

Chloroquin Phosphate Syrup

Chloroquin Sulphate Tasteless Suspension

Ciprofloxacin, Tinidazole and Dicyclomine Suspension

Cough Expectorant-I

Cough Expectorant-II

Cough Expectorant-III

Cough Expectorant-IV

Cyproheptadine and L-Lysine Syrup

Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride Elixer

Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride Syrup

Dexchlorpheniramine Paediatric Syrup

Dextromethorpan, Bromhexine and Pseudoephedrine Cough Syrup

Disodium Hydrogen Citrate Syrup-I

Disodium Hydrogen Citrate Syrup-II

Erythromycin Stearate Suspension

Furazolidone, Kaolin and Pectin Suspension

Guaifenesin, Dexchlorpheniramine and Pseudoephedrine Expectorant

Ibuprofen and Paracetamol Suspension

Iron With Folic Acid Syrup

Iron With Minerals Syrup

Iron With Vitamins Syrup

Iron, Calcium and Vitamins Paediatric Tonic

Kaolin and Pectin Mixture

Levamisol Syrup

Loperamide Oral Solution

Magaldrate and Simethicone Suspension-I

Magaldrate and Simethicone Suspension-II

Malt Extract With Vitamins

Mebendazole Suspension

Metronidazole and Furazolidone Suspension-I

Metronidazole and Furazolidone Suspension-II

Metronidazole Suspension-I

Metronidazole Suspension-II

Miconazole Oral Gel

Multivitamin Drops-I

Multivitamin Drops-II

Multivitamin Drops-III

Multivitamin Drops With Minerals

Multivitamin Syrup

Multivitamin Syrup With Minerals

Nimesulide Suspension

Norfloxacin and Metronidazole Benzoate Suspension

Nystatin Suspension

Paracetamol and Promethazine Syrup

Paracetamol Oral Suspension

Paracetamol Syrup-I

Paracetamol Syrup-II

Paracetamol Syrup-III

Pheniramine Maleate Syrup

Potassium Liquid

Promethazine, Codeine and Ephedrine Cough Syrup

Pyrental Pamoate Suspension-I

Pyrantal Pamoate Suspension-II

Pyrantal Pamoate Suspension-III

Salbutamol, Bromhexine and Guiphenesin Cough Syrup

Trimethoprim and Sulphadiazine Suspension

Trimethoprim and Sulphamethoxazole Suspension D.S

Trimethoprim and Sulphamethoxazole Suspension S.S

Vitamin B. Complex Syrup

Vitamin B. Complex Syrup Prophylactic

Vitamin B. Complex Syrup Therapeutic

Vitamin B. Complex With Iron and Malt

Vitamin B. Complex With Iron and Vitamin C Syrup

Vitamin B. Complex With Vitamin C Syrup

Vitamin C Drops



Amoxycillin and Bromhexine Hydrochloride Capsules

Amoxycillin For Oral Suspension

Amoxycillin Trihydrate and Clavulanic Acid Dry Syrup

Amoxycillin, Cloxacillin and Lactobacillus Sporogenes Capsules

Ampicillin and Cloxacillin Capsules

Ampicillin, Cloxacillin and Lactobacillus Capsules

Ampicillin and Cloxacillin Dry Syrup

Ampicillin and Cloxacillin For Oral Suspension

Ampicillin Capsules 250 mg

Ampicillin Capsules 500 mg

Ampicillin For Oral Suspension

Celecoxib Capsules 200 mg

Cephalexin Capsules

Cephalexin Dry Syrup

Chloramphenicol Capsules 250 mg

Chlordiazdepoxide Capsules 5 mg

Clindamycin Capsules 150 mg

Clindamycin Capsules 150 mg

Erythromycin Dry Syrup 100 mg

Erythromycin Dry Syrup 125 mg -I

Erythromycin Dry Syrup 125 mg -II

Erythromycin Dry Syrup 200 mg (Sachets)

Erythromycin For Oral Suspension 100 mg

Fluoxetine Hydrochloride Capsules 20 mg

Gabapentin Capsules

Indomethacin Capsules

Iron, Protein and Vitamins Capsules

Lincomycin Capsules 500 mg

Mefenamic Acid Capsules

Oxytetracycline Capsules 250 mg

Paracetamol Capsules 500 mg

Piroxicam Capsules

Ramipril Capsules 2.5 mg

Rifampicin and Isoniazid Capsules

Rifampicin Capsules 150 mg

Rifampicin Capsules 450 mg

Sibutramine Hydrochloride Capsule

Tetracycline Capsules 250 mg

Vitamin B Complex Capsules

Vitamin B1, B6 and B12 Capsules

Vitamin B Complex With Vitamin C Capsules

Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Folic Acid and Ferrous Fumerate Capsules



Atropine Eye Ointment

Betamethasone Eye Drops

Betamethasone Eye Ointment

Betamethasone and Neomycin Eye/Ear Drops

Chloramphenicol and Dexamethasone Eye Drops

Chloramphenicol Ear Drops

Chloramphenicol Eye Drops

Chloramphenicol and Dexamethasone Eye/Ear Drops

Clotrimazole, Beclomethasone and Chloramphenicol Ear Drops

Dexamethasone Eye/Ear Drops

Gentamycin Eye Drops

Gentamycin and Betamethasone Eye/Ear Drops

Gentamycin Eye/Ear Drops

Hydrocortisone Eye Drops

Neomycin Eye Drops

Sulphacetamide Eye Drops 10%



Aminacrine Antiseptic Cream

Betamethasone and Clotrimazole Cream

Betamethasone and Gentamycin Cream

Betamethasone and Gentamycin Ointment

Betamethasone and Iodochlorohydroxyquinoline Cream

Betamethasone and Neomycin Skin Ointment

Betamethasone and Salicylic Acid Lotion

Betamethasone and Salicylic Acid Ointment

Betamethasone Cream

Betamethasone, Clotrimazole and Gentamycin Cream

Betamethasone, Gentamycin, Tolnaftate and 

Iodochlorohydroxyquinoline Cream

Betamethasone Gel

Chloroxylenol Solution

Clotrimazole Cream

Crotamiton Cream

Dexamethasone, Clotrimazole and Azidamphenicol Cream

Diclofenac Gel

Emollient Cream

Fluocinolone Cream

Fluocinolone Skin Lotion

Fluocinolone Lotion

Fluocinonide and Neomycin Gel

Gentamycin Cream

Hydrocortisone Cream 1%

Ketoconazole Cream

Mephenesin, Methylnicotinate and Capsicum Oleoresin Ointment

Miconazole and Hydrocortisone Gel

Miconazole Gel

Miconazole Ointment

Miconazole Solution

Miconazole Talc Powder

Mometasone Furoate Lotion

Neomycin and Bacitracin Ointment

Nitrofurazone Cream

Povidone Iodine Gargle Solution 1%

Povidone Iodine Ointment

Povidone Iodine Topical Solution

Sisomicin Cream

Tolnaftate Cream

Tolnaftate Solution

Triamcinolone Acetonide Gel

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