Rules to open an online Pharmacy store in India

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Today in this topic we know about how can we open a pharmacy store online in India. There are some rule to open a pharmacy store online.

  • It is mandatory for all online pharmacy players to get registered with the central government list.
  • Registration is allowed after every three years with some registration fee.
  • Medicines that pharmacies cannot sell such as narcotics and other psychotropic substances.
  • It is necessary to take prescription slips from customers.
    Make sure that medicine should be delivered after taking prescription slip. Prescription slip read carefully.

Why a big strip used for only one tablet?

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You will have seen it at a medical shop. A big strip comes with only one tablet. Why is only one tablet available on it? Today we will know about it.

There are some reason 
1. The manufacturing cost of tablets is high. To save the tablet only one tablet pack in strips.
2. To provide all details of the tablet on strip the strip will be bigger in size.
3. These types of tablets are taken every week. So it is easy to learn.

What is the difference between abrasions and cuts?

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Abrasion is an injury caused to the skin by forceful rubbing or Scraping. During this state there is a possibility of illing, contamination infection. The abrasions are very painful because the nerve endings are exposed.

First Aid Treatment

Clean the wound with antiseptic solution and remove all dirt particles and foreign particles attached to the injured area.
Apply an antiseptic solution and if necessary apply non-adherent dressing or sterile gauze.
Give an injection of tetanus toxoid.

These are caused by any sharp-edged article like knife, razor, blade, broken glass, sword, axe etc.

First Aid Treatment
1. Stop bleeding by applying pressure.
2. Apply antiseptic solution followed by non-adherent or sterile dressing.

What is chocking?

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Chocking is the condition when air passage is blocked and there is difficulty in breathing. Air passage may be blocked if food or foreign bodies like artificial teeth, coin, seed etc. Enters in the wind pipe or water enters into the air passage as in the case of drowning. Chocking is more commonly seen in young children. Death may result due to complete blockage of air passages.


  • Remove the foreign particle by bending the adult over the knees and give a number of blows on his shoulders. In case a child holds him upside down with One hand and with other hand gives a number of blows on his shoulders until the foreign particle is thrown out.
  • Keep the body warm by light blankets.

What is electric shock? Give first aid treatment.

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This happens when a person comes in contact with a defective electrical instrument live naked electrical wires or devices or atmospheric electricity as in lightning. The extent of tissue damage may vary with the type and strength of current and length of contact etc.
In case of D.C. (direct current) shock, the patient remains stuck to the source of electricity until the current is broken, hence the damage is large. In case of A.C.(alternate current) shock, the patient is thrown away from the source of electricity and the damage is less but there may be physical injury.
In both cases the damage may vary from a mild injury to severe burns, paralysiş of breathing and heart damage. The heat produce during passage of the current through the body causes deep bume Damp clothing and footwear, damp ground, working on metallic stoor which is a good conductor of electricity aggravates the damage.


  1. Switch off the electric current and remove the plug from the socket.
    Separate the victim from the source of current with a long wooden stick or any other nonconductor of electricity.
  2. current is never try to separate the victim with naked hands or bare-footed.
  3. If necessary give artificial respiration and cardiac massage.
  4. If need arises shift the patient to a hospital as early as possible.
  5. Keep his body warm by covering with a blanket.
  6. Treat shock if present.
  7. Treat burns

why doctors are write Rx before anything on slip?

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We often go to the doctor and when Dr. gives us prescription slip, we do not understand anything written on it. You already know that he can only understand a medical person. But if you have noticed, Doctors are write Rx before writing anything.
This means only a few people will know and we tell you about those who do not know. After this, whenever you get this slip next time, you will understand.

Rx means
1. Rx is formed by the combination of two alphabets R and X.
2. Here R means recipere which is a Latin word and recipere means to take.
3. Here X is belonging to god Zeus. Because the sign of Zeus God looks like X.
4. So the Rx means take medicine and pray to god.

Some mark on medicine, Red line, Rx, NRx, XRx

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When you buy medicine from medical Shop then you can see some mark on it.
1. Red line mark
The red line mark is available on the medicine which you can buy only through doctor prescription. No one medical Shop owner can give you that medicine without a prescription slip. These medicine have some Powerful side effects.

2. Rx mark
When you buy medicine from a medical Shop then you can see Rx written on it.It means you can use this medicine only according to doctors’ advice. 

3. NRx mark
NRx mark is available on those medicines which have narcotic action. For selling this type of medicine, you should have a license of selling narcotic medicine.

4. XRx mark
XRx medecine are those medecine, which are transferred directly from doctor to patients. You can’t buy this type of medicine from a medical shop.

Why do cricketers use white cream on their faces?

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You will often see cricketers, you will notice that they use white cream on their faces. So today we know about this white cream.
The white cream is zinc oxide, which protects the skin from the sun’s harmful UV, UVA and UVB rays.

The cream formed a strong protective layer and also protect from heat and burn.  Cricketers play continuously 6 to 8 hours in direct sunlight so they use cream on the whole face.

What is I.V cannula? Types and color coding

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An intravenous (IV) cannula is a tube which is placed into one of your veins and it is very small, flexible.
There are many types of I.V Cannula and they are used in different situations. So let’s know about them.
But before you should know that they are measured in gauge. If gauge number is more than the needle is thin or vice versa.

Types of I.V cannula

1. 14G cannula

Color – Orange
Flow rate – 250 to 300 ml/min
Length – 45mm
External diameter – 2.1mm
Uses – It is used for adolescent and adult major surgery and trauma. It is also used for infusion of large amounts of fluids or colloids.

2. 16G cannula

Color – Grey
Flow rate – 150 to 240 ml/min
Length – 45mm
External diameter – 1.8mm
Uses – It is used for adolescent and adult major surgery and trauma. It is also used for infusion of large amount of fluids or colloids.

3. 18G cannula

Color – Green
Flow rate – 100 to 120 ml/min
Length – 45mm
External diameter – 1.3mmUses – It is used for adolescent and adult major surgery and trauma. It is also used for infusion of large amount of fluids or colloids.

4. 20G cannula

Color – Pink
Flow rate – 55 to 80 ml/min
Length – 32mm
External diameter – 1.1mm
Uses – It is used for elder children, adolescents and adults. It is ideal for I.V. infusion and blood infusion. It is also used for medication administration and emergency management.

5. 22G cannula
Color – Blue
Flow rate – 22 to 50 ml/min
Length – 25mm
External diameter – 0.9mmUses – It is for elder children, adolescent and elderly adults. It is I.V. infusion with moderate flow rates. It is also used for medication administration.

6. 24G cannula

Color – Yellow
Flow rate – 23 ml/min
Length – 19mm
External diameter – 0.7Uses – It is used for infants, toddlers, older children. In major surgery and trauma among children. It can administer fluids and medication.

7. 26G cannula

Color – Purple
Flow rate – 10 to 15 ml/min
Length – 19mm
External diameter – 0.6mm
Uses – It is used for neonate, infant and elderly adults. It is suitable for infusion but the infusion rate is low.

What is burn? Types of burn, and treatment

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Burning is the main problem in the modern era. Electricity, chemicals, or fire can be common causes of body burns. Hot liquids are considered the most common cause of children’s burns. 

Types of burn

There are the following three types of burn .

First-degree burn 

It only affects the upper surface of your skin (epidermis). This makes the skin red and you feel pain in the affected area.  
First aid is used for its treatment and it may take from a few days to weeks to recover.  

 Second-degree burn 

It also affects the upper and other surfaces of your skin. This makes your skin red, the affected area feels swollen and painful. This type of burn is often seen as soft or wet. There are blisters on your skin, in which you may also have extreme pain.  
You can use any burn heal cream which is combination of silver nitrate salt or any other salt.

 Third-degree burn

The burns that reach the layer below the second surface in the skin are called third-degree burns.  
In this burn case contact the doctor as soon as possible.

Some prevention of burn

  • Always wear loose clothes. So that if burning occurs on clothes then you get off clothes as soon as possible.
  • If burning occurs then fold the person from the blanket.