Thursday, February 24, 2011


Literally, it means “drug-making”. It is a book that encloses information for the identification of samples and the preparation of compound medicines and published by the power of a government or a medical or pharmaceutical body. It is simply a reference book of drug specifications. Different Countries may have different Pharmacopoeia.

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The list is provided for reference purposes only and does not pretend to be complete. 
  1. Argentina - Farmacopea Argentina
  2. Austria- Österreichisches Arzneibuch
  3. Brazil - Brazilian Homeopathic Pharmacopeia
  4. China - Pharmacopoeia of the People's Republic of China
  5. Czech Republic - The Czech Pharmacopoeia Pharmacopoea Bohemica MMV
  6. Egypt - Egyptian Pharmacopoeia 
  7. France - Pharmacopée française
  8. Germany - Deutsches Arzneibuch/ Homöopathisches Arzneibuch
  9. Greece - Greek Pharmacopoeia
  10. Hungary - Pharmacopoeia Hungarica
  11. India - Indian Pharmacopoeia
  12. Indonesia - Farmakope Indonesia
  13. Iran - Iranian Pharmacopoeia
  14. Italy - Farmacopea Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana
  15. Japan - The Japanese Pharmacopoeia
  16. Mexico - Farmacopea de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos/ Mexican Herbal Pharmacopoeia/ Mexican Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia
  17. Philippines - Philippine Pharmacopeia
  18. Poland - Farmakopea Polska
  19. Portugal - Farmacopeia Portuguesa
  20. Romania - Farmacopeea Romana
  21. Russian Federation - State Pharmacopoeia of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  22. Slovak Republic - Pharmacopoea Slovaca Slovenský liekopis/ Slovenský farmaceutický kódex
  23. Spain - Real Farmacopea Española
  24. Switzerland - Pharmacopoea Helvetica
  25. Thailand - Thai Pharmacopoeia/ Thai Herbal Pharmacopoeia
  26. Ukraine - The State Pharmacopoeia of the Ukraine
  27. United Kingdom - British Pharmacopoeia
  28. United States of America - The United States Pharmacopeia/The National Formulary
  29. Vietnam - Pharmacopoeia Vietnamica
  30. Europe - European Pharmacopoeia/ Pharmeuropa
  31. Africa - African Pharmacopoeia
  32. WHO, Geneva - The International Pharmacopoeia

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