Aim: To prepare and submit 100 gm of zinc oxide ointment.
Requirements: Zinc oxide, Starch, simple ointment, etc
Theory: Ointments are semi-solid preparations meant for external application to the skin or mucous membrane. They usually contain a medicament or medicaments dissolved, suspended, or emulsified in the base.
|Zinc oxide||15 g|
|Simple ointment||85 g|
- Weigh accurately all the ingredients.
- Triturate zinc oxide with a portion of the simple ointment until smooth.
- Gradually add simple ointment sufficient to produce 100 g.
Category: Astringent, Antiseptic, and protective.
Storage: Preserve in a well-closed container, and protect from light.
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