Active pharmaceutical ingredients are chemical entities in pure form used to manufacture drug products or to compound extemporaneous prescription drug products. Some medication products may contain more than one active ingredient
Herbal extract is an extraction of herb made in water and alcohol. It is strong medicinal dose of herbs. It consists of active ingredient of a particular herb. Extraction process is used to obtain the extract from the authenticated herb.
Veterinary drug is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals. The scope of veterinary medicine is wide, covering all animal species, both domesticated and wild, with a wide range of conditions which can affect different species.
An excipient is a substance formulated alongside the active ingredient of a medication, included for the purpose of long-term stabilization, bulking up solid formulations that contain potent active ingredients, or to confer a therapeutic enhancement on the active ingredient in the final dosage form, such as facilitating drug absorption, reducing viscosity,or enhancing solubility. Excipients can also be useful in the manufacturing process, to aid in the handling of the active substance concerned such as by facilitating powder flowability or non-stick properties, in addition to aiding in vitro stability such as prevention of denaturation or aggregation over the expected shelf life.
Intermediates are some chemical feedstocks or chemical products generated in the process of drug synthesis.