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also phar·ma·co·pe·ia  (fär′mə-kə-pē′ə)
1. A book containing an official list of medicinal drugs together with articles on their preparation and use.
2. A collection or stock of drugs.

[New Latin, from Greek pharmakopoiiā, preparation of drugs, from pharmakopoios, preparing drugs : pharmako-, pharmaco- + poiein, to make; see kwei- in Indo-European roots.]

phar′ma·co·poe′ial (-pē′əl) adj.
phar′ma·co·poe′ist (-pē′ĭst) n.
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Noun1.pharmacopeia - (pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas and methods of preparation; "postexposure prophylaxis is an integral part of the pharmacopeia in preventing severe disease after acute infections"
materia medica, pharmacological medicine, pharmacology - the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
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n. farmacopea, compendio de drogas, agentes químicos y medicamentos regidos por una autoridad oficial que sirve de estándar en la preparación y dispensación de productos farmacéuticos.
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To reveal a cream's true structure, the researchers started with an aqueous cream formulation from the British Pharmacopoeia that contains two co-surfactants and a sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) surfactant.
The British Pharmacopoeia guidelines say that in order to sell a product on the market, a minimum percentage of active ingredient has to be released within a particular time.
Albendazole is official in the British Pharmacopoeia [5], the European Pharmacopoeia [6], and the United States Pharmacopoeia [7].
The official pharmacopoeial methods such as the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and British Pharmacopoeia (BP) have recommended HPLC for miconazole nitrate assay in pharmaceutical preparations [1, 15].
Samples were analysed by gas chromatography (GC-FID) using the method in the British Pharmacopoeia (2015) monograph for tea tree oil.
The moisture content of the dried starch was determined using the British Pharmacopoeia method [9].
Sulbactam sodium (SBT) is 4-thia-1-azabicyclo [3.2.0] heptane 2-carboxylic acid, 3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4,4 dioxo sodium salt, and it is official in the British Pharmacopoeia [6].
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In order to compare the results obtained with the proposed SWV method, the potentiometric method of the British Pharmacopoeia was employed, which the samples (tablets or liquid sample) in different dosages of HDZ were titrated with a standardized 0.10 mol [L.sup.-1] perchloric acid solution.
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There are now requirements for it in the British Pharmacopoeia [11] but with no clear limits for acceptance or rejection of tablet batches probably because the principles of the test are not understood [12].

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