B2842 - Pharmaceutical Legislation with Laboratory of Galenic Preparation (Gr. B)

Academic Year 2023/2024

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, which includes practical activities in the laboratory, the student:

- acquires the knowledge and ability to understand the legislative and deontological aspects related to the  profession of pharmacist in Italy;

- learn to prepare officinal and magistral preparations (personalized therapies);

- applies the acquired knowledge to  prepare  the main pharmaceutical dosage forms (powders, capsules, granules, tablets, solutions, suspensions, emulsions, semi-solid preparations for skin application, suppositories).

Course contents

Module 1 (24 hours):

Fundamentals on Italian low and regulation issues relevant to pharmacist professional practice in pharmacy.


Module 2: Pharmacy Practice Laboratory (Passerini or Albertini, 60 hours)

Delivery of the recipe and preparation of the following galenic formulations: capsules, syrup, suspension, emulsion, cream, ointment, paste, suppositories and pessaries.


1) P. Minghetti, M. Marchetti. Legislazione farmaceutica. Decima edizione. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana (2021).

2) E. Ragazzi. Galenica Pratica. Formulazione e Tecnologia. Libreria Internazionale Cortina, (2006).

3) F. Bettiol. Manuale delle preparazioni galeniche. V edizione. Tecniche Nuove (2022)

4) H.C. Ansel, S.J. Stockton. Principi di calcolo farmaceutico. 15 Ed. Edra (2017).

Teaching methods

Lectures (24 hours) and laboratory (60 hours).

Assessment methods

Oral exam in italian language

Teaching tools


Office hours

See the website of Nadia Passerini

See the website of Beatrice Albertini