Aim and scope

Pharmaceutical Sciences provides a forum for the publication of original research articles, reviews, short communications, commentary, and editorials (by invitation only) in all areas of pharmaceutical sciences, including these topics:

  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Food, Drug and Cosmetic Control
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
  • Pharmacoeconomy
  • Radiopharmacy

Open Access and charges

All articles published by Pharmaceutical Sciences are made free, permanent, immediate and online availability upon publication. The authors are required to sign an exclusive license form for open access publication of their work in the journal under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License 4.0 (CC-BY-NC). The authors retain the copyright to their work.

Free of charge publication 
Currently, there are no publication charges applicable to the articles published in Pharmaceutical Sciences, the open access publication of which is supported by the Department of Research Vice Chancellor for Research & Technology at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. 

Indexing services

Pharmaceutical Sciences is indexed/covered by:

Editorial policies

All manuscripts submitted to Pharmaceutical Sciences should adhere to Editorial policies of journals published by Tabriz University of Medical Sciences.

Human and animal rights and informed consent

In cases where a study involves the use of live animals or human subjects, the author should include a statement that all experiments were performed in compliance with the relevant laws and institutional guidelines, and also state the institutional committee(s) that has approved the experiments. They should also include a statement that informed consent was obtained for any experimentation with human subjects.

For more information on ethical considerations, see our publisher's Editorial policies.

Competing interests

All authors must declare all competing interests in their covering letter and in the “competing interests” section upon submission. Where authors have no competing interests, the statement should read “The author(s) declare(s) that they have no competing interests with regards to authorship and/or publication of this article.” The Editor may ask for further information relating to competing interests.

Reviewers of Pharmaceutical Sciences are also required to declare any competing interests and they will be excluded from the peer review process if a competing interest exists.

Editors and advisory board of Pharmaceutical Sciences dec are no competing interests and any financial relationship with any biomedical company and they were excluded from peer review process whenever submitting a manuscript to the journal. 

For more information on ethical considerations, see our publisher's Editorial policies.

Peer review

All research articles, and most other article types, published by Pharmaceutical Sciences undergo a thorough double-blind peer review process. This usually involves review by two independent peer reviewers. The following scheme illustrates the editorial workflow of Pharmaceutical Sciences:

Complaint Policy
No specific policy regarding all manuscripts – we handle complaints on a case-by-case basis; Email: Pharm.sci@tbzmed.ac.ir; Pharm.sci.tabriz@gmail.com

This journal publishes articles provides unrestricted access to the published content through its website and open access repositories.

Journal History
Pharmaceutical Sciences continues the title published from 1994 to 2012 in Persian (Ulum-i Daroei).