Table of Contents

July  2013

  • Volume 50
  • Issue 7
  • Page Nos. 1-64

Review Article

Amorphous Pharmaceutical Solids: A Review

PAGE 5-13

Amorphous pharmaceutical solids have recently attracted the interest of pharmaceutical scientists because of a continuous increase in the number of developmental drug molecules that are insoluble. Amorphous state of the drug provides several pharmacokinetic advantages...

Dhokchawle B. V.*, Tauro S. J., and Bhandari A. B.

Original Research Articles

Forced Degradation Study of Eletriptan by Using Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatography (UHPLC)

PAGE 14-21

A simple, fast, precise and accurate ultra high performance liquid chromatography method was developed for degradation study of eletriptan hydrobromide (EH) under exaggerated conditions. An Inertsil ODS C18 (250 x 4.6 mm, 5µm) column in isocratic mode was used with m...

Sahu S., Singh R.M*, Mathur S.C., Sharma D. K., Saini P.K., Duggal D.,Tyagi V. and Singh G. N.

Comparative Assessment of Topical Formulations by Performing Transmembrane Diffusion and Permeation Using Diffusion Cells

PAGE 22-25

Skin penetration of a drug and the effect of formulation additives can be evaluated by performing diffusion studies. In the present study semisolid cream formulation comprising of bacteriostatic antibiotic of 2 different creams have been compared for the penetration o...

Sawarkar S.*, Gursalkar T., and Deshpande S.

Pharmacognostical, Phytochemical and Anti-Microbial Activity of An Ayurvedic Formulation Nishakatakadi Kashayam

PAGE 26-30

The objective of the present study was to develop quality parameters to evaluate and standardize the polyherbal formulation and also to study the eight crude drugs viz. Curcuma longa - rhizome (Manjal), Salacia oblonga- root bark (Ekanayakam), Em...

Radha A.*, Prabhakaran M., Paul M., Sreevalsan A., Sebastian J.,Verghese J., and Jolly C.I.

Design and in Vitro Evaluation of Mucoadhesive Buccal Films of Lercanidipine Hcl

PAGE 31-40

Lercanidipine hydrochloride, an anti hypertension drug, undergoes extensive first pass metabolism to inactive metabolites leading to very poor oral bioavailability. To overcome this problem, buccal films of Lercanidipine hydrochloride were prepared by solvent casting ...

Doddayya H.*, Patil S.S., Suman M., Kumar P., and Udupi R.H.

Short Notes

Evaluation of Mangrove Plants as Putative HIV-Protease Inhibitors

PAGE 41-44

Ethanol (Direct) extracts of mangrove plants, namely, Avicennia officinalis Linn. and Rhizophora mucronata Lam. were included for the present in vitro study. Pepsin was used as a substitute for HIV-protease to evaluate inhibitory activity of these ex...

Rege A. A.*, and Chowdhary A. S.

Evaluation of Market Samples of 'Mayur Puccha Bhasma' Using Namburi Phased Spot Test (NPST)

PAGE 45-48

Mayur Puccha Bhasma(calx of peacock feather), an unique animal product used traditionally in the management of Chardhi (vomiting), Hikka (hiccough), Swasa (respiratory disorder) was prepared according to the prescr...

Kotrannavar V.S.*, Sarashetty R.S. and Tambhekar N.

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