Career as a Pharmaceutical Scientist/Technologist
Pharmaceutical Scientists/Technologists work to discover new drug molecules, discover new methods or systems for delivering drugs to human body (such as tablets, liquids, injections, skin patches, gels, creams, etc.), and improve efficiency of drugs as well as that of medications or medicines. Understand that, drug molecules are responsible for therapeutic effects (therapeutic means cure or treatment of diseases or ailments), while medications or medicines are what we consume or delivered to our body. Typically, a medication or medicine is a formulation (such as a tablet or a liquid or an injection) which is a combination of drug molecules and other compounds (such as water, sugar powder, gelatine, and corn starch) which have no therapeutic effects.