The Indian Journal of Pharmacology (ISSN 0253-7613) is an official organ of the Indian Pharmacological Society. The first issue of the journal came out in 1969 and it was published Bimonthly. The first issue of the journal came out in 1969 and in 1997 it was published Bimonthly.
IJP publishes original research articles, reviews, research letters and correspondences.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
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The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, MedInd, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science
as reported in the 2021 Journal Citation Reports®
(Clarivate Analytics, 2022): 2.833
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Indian Journal of Pharmacology accepts, in English, review articles, articles for educational forum, original research articles (full length and short communications), letter to editor, case reports and interesting fillers. Articles concerning all aspects of pharmacology will be considered. Articles of general interest (e.g. methods, therapeutics, medical education, interesting websites, new drug information and commentary on a recent topic) are also welcome.