Publication Ethics

The Editorial Board of the Journal "Farmatsevtychnyĭ zhurnal" follows its ethical principles and policy of publishing practice, the The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, the Committee of Publication Ethics, and, in particular, the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics. The Publishing Ethics Resource Kit of Elsevier Publishing, and also rely on the experience of authoritative international journals and publishing houses. Compliance with the rules of ethics of scientific publications by all participants in this process promotes the rights of authors to intellectual property, improving the quality of the publication in the eyes of the world scientific community and the exclusion of the possibility of improper use of author's materials in the interests of individuals.

Decision to publish the article. This decision is made on the basis of verifying the reliability of the data provided and the importance of work for researchers and readers. The editor-in-chief must not have any conflict of interest with respect to the articles he declines or accepts. The editor-in-chief is responsible for deciding which of the submitted articles is accepted for publication and which is rejected. At the same time, he is guided by the policy of the journal and such legal requirements as preventing defamation, plagiarism and copyright infringement. Also, in case of rejection of the publication decision, the editor-in-chief of the journal may consult members of the editorial board and reviewers.

Justice. The assessment of the manuscript must be done by the editor-in-chief on the basis of his scientific content, regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, nationality, gender, orientation, religion or political views of the authors of the manuscript.

Confidentiality. The editor and editorial staff members of the editorial board of the journal shall not disclose any information about the manuscripts submitted to anyone other than the author (s), potential and appointed reviewers, editorial board consultants, and publisher.

Isclosure of information and conflict of interest. Editor-in-chief, editorial staff members of the editorial board should not use for personal purposes or transfer to third parties (without written permission of the author) unpublished manuscripts or individual data obtained from manuscripts submitted for consideration. If there is sufficient reason to believe that the submitted manuscript or part of it is a plagiarization, the editor-in-chief should not allow the publication of the manuscript as a whole. Article in the case of acceptance for publication, placed in open access; copyrights are kept by the authors.

Study of ethical complaints. The editor-in-chief, together with the publisher, has a duty to review claims related to the manuscripts under consideration or published materials. They should not leave unanswered any cases of complaints of an ethical nature. Every declared case of unethical publication behavior should be studied, even if it was discovered a year after the publication of the article. In the event of a conflict situation, they must take all necessary measures to restore the infringed rights, and for the detection of errors - to promote the publication of corrections or refutations in both the printed and electronic version of the journal.

Participation in the decisions of the editorial board. The editor decides to publish work based on the results of the review. Review also helps the author to improve the work. The Editorial Board of the "Фармацевтичний журнал. Farmatsevtychnyĭ zhurnal" shares the position of Elsevier publisher in that all scientists who wish to publish articles have a moral obligation take part in the review.

Efficiency. The editor-in-chief directs the article to the reviewer for the most competent person in the direction of research, which is highlighted in the manuscript. A reviewer who does not consider himself a specialist in the subject matter of the article or who knows that his operational review is not possible should notify the editor-in-chief and refuse to review.

Confidentiality. Each manuscript received for review should be considered as a confidential document. It is prohibited to display or discuss it with anyone other than the person authorized by the editor.

Standards of objectivity. The reviewer must review the manuscript objectively, in this case, it must assist the required points in the form of a review. In the paragraph of the review "Comments and wishes" are unacceptable personal comments to the author. The reviewer must express his opinion clearly and reasonably.

Recognition of sources. The reviewer in the review process should keep track of the references made by the authors of the manuscript. If the authors did not make a link to the work already published, the reviewer should note this fact. Any statement in the review that some observation, conclusion or argument in the reviewed article had previously met in the literature should be accompanied by a corresponding reference. The reviewer should also pay the attention of the editor-in-chief to the significant similarity or partial coincidence of the reviewed article with any other previously published.

Disclosure of information and conflict of interest. The information provided in the article submitted to the review can not be used in any reviewer's work without the written permission of the author. Confidential information should be kept secret and not used for personal gain by the reviewer.

The reviewer should not review manuscripts in the presence of a conflict of interest caused by competition, cooperation or other relationship with any authors or organizations associated with the article.

OBLIGATIONS OF AUTHORS. The authors bear personal responsibility for the attached text of the manuscript. To the submitted for consideration the publication is attached an accompanying letter in an arbitrary form signed by the author / authors that the article has not been published or proposed for publication in any other domestic and foreign journals, and is not a reworking of previously published articles.

Standards of publication. The authors of the manuscripts must provide an accurate record of the work performed and reliable results of the research carried out, present an objective discussion of the results, indicating a sufficient number of references. Execution of experiments should be described with sufficient care so that other researchers can reproduce it. Knowingly false, distorted or falsified statements are equated with unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Access and save data. In special cases, authors may be asked to provide expert evaluation of the source data from their work, and they should be prepared to provide public access to this source data, if feasible. This data must be stored within a reasonable time after the publication of the article.

Originality and plagiarism. Authors, sending their manuscript to the journal, guarantee the originality of the presented research. Use of fragments of someone else's works or borrowing the statements of other authors should be noted in the link and indicated in the text of the article. Excessive borrowing and plagiarism in any form (unformed quotes, paraphrase, or assignment of rights to the results of others' research) are unethical and unacceptable. Manuscripts, which are a combination of parts of information previously published by other authors without critique and interpretation by the editorial staff of the journal, are not accepted.

Multiple, duplicate or simultaneous publications. The results of one study can be published no more than in one article, which, in turn, can not be filed simultaneously in more than one journal. Sometimes an article may be published a second time in another journal and in a different form. For example, the translation of the article, but provided that the author and editor of the work already published, have agreed to re-publication, which, in terms of content and interpretation of the results, should be similar to the first-published version. Forms of re-publication can be found at

Recognition of sources. The authors should recognize the contribution of all persons who in one way or another influenced the conduct of the research and identified the way of presenting scientific work. The bibliographic references to the sources of publications that were relevant to the research were obligatory. All sources should be disclosed. Confidential information obtained in the process of reviewing manuscripts or grant applications can not be used without written permission from the authors of these manuscripts or applicants for grants.

Authorship of work. The authors of the work are only those who have made a significant contribution to its content, planning, execution, interpretation of the results. Other people who took part in some aspects of the work should be thanked. Authors are collectively responsible for the content of the article, and in the case of a multidisciplinary article, authors may be responsible for their personal contribution and collective responsibility for the overall result. Therefore, all co-authors must be familiar with the final version of the manuscript and approve its presentation for printing. Unacceptable is the submission of co-authors from among persons who did not participate in the research presented in the manuscript.

Potential hazards and the use of humans or animals. All reagents of chemical and biological origin, hazardous procedures and equipment must be indicated by the authors in the manuscript. If a study involving animals or humans has been conducted, the author should include in his manuscript a statement that all procedures have been completed in accordance with applicable law and service instructions approved by the relevant committee of the institution / organization where the study was conducted, as well as Permits for experiments with humans have been obtained.

Disclosure of information and conflict of interest. Authors in their manuscripts must indicate all sources of work financing, declare possible conflicts of interest that may affect the results of the research, their interpretation, and the judgment of the reviewers. Examples of potential conflicts of interest to be disclosed are: hiring, consulting, share ownership, payment of fees, examination fees, patent applications or registration, grants or other funding. Potential conflicts of interest should be established as soon as possible. The author should sign the form on behalf of all contributors on potential conflicts of interest at the time of acceptance. This policy applies to all submitted original manuscripts and review materials. Examples of such an application: AUTHOR is an employee and a shareholder of the company; AUTHOR is the founder of the company and a member of its scientific advisory board; This work was partially supported by a grant from the company.

Fundamental mistakes in published works. If significant errors or inaccuracies in the manuscript are disclosed by the authors at the stage of its consideration or after its publication, it should immediately inform the editorial staff of the journal and make a joint decision on the acknowledgment of the error and / or its correction in the shortest possible time. If a journal editor finds out from a third person that the published work contains material errors, the author must immediately correct them, or provide the editorial office with proof of the correctness of the information provided to him.