British Pharmaceutical Codex

British Pharmaceutical Codex
the BPC - a book of reference, published by the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, intended to aid those engaged in the prescribing and dispensing of medicines. It had a companion volume, the British Pharmacopoeia.

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  • British Pharmaceutical Codex — The British Pharmaceutical Codex (BPC) was first published in 1907, to supplement the British Pharmacopoeia which although extensive, did not cover all the medicinal items that a pharmacist might require in their daily work. Other books existed,… …   Wikipedia

  • British Pharmacopoeia — Published annually, the British Pharmacopoeia (BP) is a collection of quality standards for UK medicinal substances. It is used by individuals and organizations involved in pharmaceutical research, development, manufacture and… …   Wikipedia

  • codex — /koh deks/, n., pl. codices /koh deuh seez , kod euh /. 1. a quire of manuscript pages held together by stitching: the earliest form of book, replacing the scrolls and wax tablets of earlier times. 2. a manuscript volume, usually of an ancient… …   Universalium

  • codex — co·dex kō .deks n, pl co·di·ces kōd ə .sēz, käd an official or standard collection of drug formulas and descriptions <a codex similar to the British Pharmaceutical Codex> * * * co·dex (koґdeks) pl. codґices [L.] an authorized medicinal… …   Medical dictionary

  • B.P.C. — British Pharmaceutical Codex …  

  • Pharmacopoeia — s issued by private individuals.HistorySome of the earliest pharmacopoeia books were written by Arabian and Persian physicians. [Philip K. Hitti (cf. Dr. Kasem Ajram (1992), Miracle of Islamic Science , Appendix B, Knowledge House Publishers.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Edward Harrison (chemist) — Lt Col Edward Frank Harrison C.M.G. (1869 1918) was a British chemical scientist, credited with the invention of the gas mask during World War I.At the age of 14, Harrison was apprenticed to a pharmacist, at the end of which he was awarded the… …   Wikipedia

  • BPC — abbr. British Pharmaceutical Codex. * * * abbrev British Pharmaceutical Codex …   Useful english dictionary

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