Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta


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The manuscript general guidelines:

  1. The article is written in Bahasa Indonesia or English.
  2. The original research article is an original research paper that has not been published previously and should not exceed 3000 words.
  3. Review articles is a review that should not exceed 5000 words (should ideally be: no more than 15 pages) The manuscript is typed using Microsoft Word program with the page layout article are top, bottom, left, and right: 1 inch. Size: A4
  4. The manuscript does not contain any plagiarism element.
  5. The title should be written not exceed 12 words, with font times new roman, 14 pt, bold, left alignment, single line.
  6. Author name should be written with font times new roman, 9 pt, bold, left alignment, single line, without an academic nor occupational title.
  7. Authors affiliation should be written in be written with font times new Roman, 9 pt, left alignment, single line.
  8. The corresponding author should be written with font times new roman, 9 pt, left alignment, single line.
  9. The abstract contains the purpose of the research, major findings, and conclusions should be written in 200-300 words with font times new roman, 9 pt, single line, justify. Caption “abstract” should be written with font times new roman, 9 pt, bold, left alignment, single line.
  10. Keywords are written in 3-8 words, which identify the most important subjects covered in the manuscript with font times new roman, 9 pt, single line, justify, alphabetically.
  11. The manuscript consists of five main headings: Introduction, Material, and Method, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, and References.

The Guidelines for the Manuscript Body Text 

  1. Introduction (Heading 1, times new roman 10 pt, single, hanging 0.25“)
    The introduction describes the background of the problem, the purpose, and the benefits of the research, and a brief study of the theory and concludes with what statement will be examined (problem statement). The manuscript should be written as clearly and concisely as possible with font times new roman, 10, 1.5 lines, justify.
  2. Material and methods (Heading 1, times new roman 10 pt, left, single, hanging 0.25“)
    Material and method contain a complete description of the procedures and materials of the experiment. Only new procedures should be described. Previously published procedures should be referenced. Significance materials should be described in detail. The manuscript should be written as clearly and concisely as possible with font times new roman, 10, 1.5 lines, justify.
    - Sub-headings 1 (Heading 2, Times new roman, 10 pt, bold, left, single, hanging, 0.25”)
    Write contain with font times new roman, 10, 1.5 lines, justify. Sub-heading 2 (Heading 3., Times new roman, 10 pt, italic, left, hanging, 0.25”).
  3. Result and Discussion (Heading 1, times new roman 10 pt, single, hanging 0.25 “ )
    Results should be clear and concise. Data should be presented in tables or graphs. Summarize the important finding. Avoid describing all the data in detail. The discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. Clearly state the interpretation of the study results and the discussion of the other relevant published data. Avoid the repetition of studies explained in the introduction. Write contain with font times new roman, 10, 1.5 lines, justify
  4. Conclusion (Heading 1, times new roman 10 pt, single, hanging 0.25 “)
    The conclusion is a summary of the research results and will be the answers to the hypothesis or research question that should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions. Write contain with font times new roman, 10, 1.5 lines, justify.
  5. Acknowledgment (times new roman, 10 pt, bold, 1 line, left, hanging 2.5”)
    The inclusion of an acknowledgments section is optional. It may include credit for technical assistance, financial support, and other appropriate recognition.
  6. REFERENCES (Times new roman, 10 pt, bold, single, left, hanging, 2.5”)
    References must be written in Harvard style. Detail guidance can be found on this website:

Alghadee, S. and Aljuaydi, K. (2018) ‘Self-medication with antibiotics in Saudi Arabia’, Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, 26(5), pp. 12–21.

Anwar, V. A. (2018) Pengaruh Intervensi Apoteker. Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah. Available at:
Hall, P. D. and Tami, J. A. (1997) ‘Function and Evaluation of the immune system’, in Dipiro, J. et al (ed.) Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 3rd edn. Standford: Appleton & Lange, pp. 1647–1660.

Kementrian Kesehatan Republik Indonesia (2016) Peraturan Menteri Kesehatan nomor 2406 tahun 2016 tentang Pedoman Penggunaan Antibiotik. Indonesia: internet. Available at:

Putriana, N. A. et al. (2017) ‘The Influence of Pharmacist’s Counseling on Knowledge and Perception on Cardiac Patient Warfarin Management at Dr. Hasan Sadikin Hospital Bandung’, Indonesian Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 6(4), pp. 282–289. doi: 10.15416/ijcp.2017.6.4.282.

republika (2014) Apoteker Kini. jakarta. Available at: (Accessed: 23 October 2017).
Santosa et al. (2018) ‘Aktifitas Anti Bakteri Kombinasi Ekstrak Metanol Daun Sirih dengan Ampisilin terhadap Staphylococcus’, in Kongres XX & Pertemuan Ilmiah Tahunan Ikatan Apoteker Indonesia 2018. Pekan Baru: Ikatan Apoteker Indonesia, pp. 2–6.

Soliha, U. (2019) ‘YLKI meminta pemerintah kian fokus tangani prevalensi penyakit kanker di Indonesia’, Republika, June, p. no page. Available at:
The International Pharmaceutical federation (2019) New IPJ focuses on primary health care and YOU! Available at: (Accessed: 12 June 2019).
Tjay, T. H. and Rahardja, K. (2015) Obat-Obat Penting Khasiat, Penggunaan dan efek-efek sampingnya. 6th edn. Jakart: Gramedia.
World Health Organization (2018) Monitoring Health for The SDGs, sustainable developmental goals. Geneva. Available at:

Below is a quick example of the citation.
Citing the journal article with 1 - 3 authors (Alghadee and Aljuaydi, 2018) and for the 4 or more authors (Putriana et al., 2017). Citing from a book chapter (Hall and Tami, 1997) and from a book (Tjay and Rahardja, 2015). Citing from the statue (Kementrian Kesehatan Republik Indonesia, 2016). Citing from the proceeding(Santosa et al., 2018). Citing from a report(World Health Organization, 2018). When citing from the newspaper article (Soliha, 2019). Citing from the webpage(The International Pharmaceutical federation, 2019) and when citing from the thesis(Anwar, 2018)

It is suggested the use of a reference manager, MENDELEY and ZOTERO


  • Heading of the table should be written with font Time new roman, 9, 1 line, justify
  • The text inside the table should be written using Times New Roman, 8 pt, single space
  • Table should be mention in the text.
  • Tables should be numbered in Arabic numeral.

Table 1: Please use this paragraph to type the heading for a table. (Time new roman, 9, 1 line, justify)


IC50, nM


IC50, nMa b




















9.0 ± 1.9


  • File type:  JPG, JPEG, PNG, and TIFF format with minimum resolution 500x300 pixel.
  • For molecule structure, we highly recommend to use .cdx format (chemdraw) or .mrv (marvin sketch)
  • For a figure which has been published before, the author should mention the source.

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

    • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
    • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
    • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
    • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
    • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
    • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Journal (PBSJ) agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

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