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Pharmaceutical technology

Novel drug delivery system

Drug research


Pharmacy practice

Pharmaceutical analysis




Pharmacology and toxicology

Clinical pharmacology


International Journal of Innovative Pharmaceutical Research (IJIPR), a peer reviewed quarterly publishing online Journal devoted to publish reviews and research articles in pharmacy and the related disciplines of Pharmaceutical education. The Journal publishes original research work either as a Full Research Paper or as a Short Communication. Review Articles on a current topic in Pharmaceutical Sciences are also considered for publication by the Journal.

International Journal of Innovative Pharmaceutical Research (IJIPR), mainly covers the articles of special interest, covering the areas of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (Pharmaceutics, Novel Drug Delivery, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacognosy, Natural Product Research, Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Design, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacology, Pharmacy Practice, Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy, Pharmacogenomics, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology of Pharmaceutical Interest).

Author Instructions
Types of Papers Accepted

  • Review articles
  • Research papers
  • Short communications

Submitted manuscripts must meet the following criteria.

  • The material must be original
  • The writing must be clear, concise and unambiguous.
  • The discussions and conclusions drawn by the authors must be reasonable and supportable

Manuscript Preparation
The following detailed instructions are necessary to allow direct reproduction of the manuscript for rapid publishing. Manuscript should be typewritten in Times Roman, 12 font size, double-spaced, title should be in a font size 14, bold face capitals, with margins of at least one inch on all sides. Pages should be numbered consecutively, starting with the title page and the matter arranged in the following order: Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusion, Acknowledgements, References and Figure and Table titles and legends. Abstract should start on a separate page and each table or figure should be on main body of the text.

There is a maximum of 8 authors of a manuscript, although all work must have been approved by all co-authors. All persons who have made substantial contributions to the work reported in the manuscript (e.g. data collection, analysis, writing or editing assistance) but who do not fulfill the authorship criteria must be named with their specific contributions in an Acknowledgment in the manuscript.

It should start on a new page after the title page and should present the aim of the study, material and methods, results and conclusions, not more than 300 words. All the three categories, Review Articles, Research papers and Short Communications should have an Abstract.

Key Words
Three or more key words must be provided by authors for indexing of their article. Key words will be listed directly below the Abstract.

It Should start on a new page and should clearly indicate the aim of the study.

Materials and Methods
It should start as a continuation to introduction on the same page. All important materials used along with their source shall be mentioned. The main methods used shall be briefly described, with references. New methods or substantially modified methods may be described in sufficient detail. The statistical method and the level of significance chosen shall be clearly stated.

All results presented in tabular or graphical form shall be described in this section. All Tables and figures must have a title and a legend to make them self-explanatory and they should be given numbers. Each table or figure should be on main body of the text.

It should contain a critical review of the results of the study with the support of relevant literature. Unsupported hypothesis should be avoided. It can end with brief conclusions.

All acknowledgments should be typed in one paragraph directly preceding the reference section.

References should be referred to by name and year in the text (e.g.: Pierce and Broadman, 1963; Smith, 1999; Lindsey et al., 1987) and listed alphabetically at the end of the paper in reference section.

Incorporate tables and/or figures with their legends into the main body of text.


Journals: Author (last name) AB (initials), Author BB. Title of Article. Journal name. year; volume: page numbers.

Freemantle N, Blonde L and Duhot D, Availability of inhaled insulin promotes greater perceived acceptance of therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2005;28:427-428.

Droste AH,  Determination of Emtricitabine in human plasma using HPLC with fluorometric Detection .Journal of liquidchromatography & Related Technologies. 2007; 30: 2769-2778.

Books: Author AB, Author BB, Author CC. Title of Book, Ed, Vol, Publisher, City, year, page numbers.

Brittain H, editor. Polymorphism in pharmaceutical solids. New York. Marcel Dekker. 1999;95:51-53.

Book in chapter
Mettam GR, Adams LB, In: Jones BS, Smith RZ, Introduction to the Electronic Age, Edn 2, Vol. 3. E-Publishing, New York, 1994, 281.

 Ethical guidelines

  • They are subject to editorial review,
  • They have not been and will not be published in whole or in part in any other journal, and
  • Authors using experimental animals and human subjects in their investigation must seek approval from the appropriate Ethical Committee in accordance with "Principles of Laboratory Animal Care" and/or the declaration of Helsinki promulgated in 1964 as amended in 1996.

Article Proofs
Page proofs are sent to the designated author through e-mail. They must be carefully checked and returned the revised manuscript within 48 hours of receipt.

Authors who wish to publish in International Journal of Innovative Pharmaceutical Research should sign a warranty and copyright agreement upon the acceptance of the manuscript which can be downloaded.  Manuscripts submitted to this journal should have not been published and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere. Plagiarism is strictly forbidden, and by submitting the article for publication the authors agree that the publishers have the legal right to take appropriate action against the authors, if plagiarism or fabricated information is discovered.

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