COMPARATIVE STABILITY STUDY OF METRONIDAZOLE IN AQUEOUS AND NON AQUEOUS VEHICLE
Satish Nayak, D. C. Goupale*, Atul Dubey and Vipin shukla
Bansal College of pharmacy, Bhopal, India
Keywords: Metronidazole, stability, relative humidity.
Abstract

Metronidazole is commonly used for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori associated peptic ulcer. Though the Metronidazole is relatively stable with little degradation in aqueous phase but its stability is quite higher in non aqueous phase. The current article discusses about the improvement of stability of metronidazole in non aqueous vehicles which may be useful for the development of liquid formulations containing this drug. The stability study of the drug was carried out at different temperatures and relative humidity according to the ICH guidelines. It was found that the Metronidazole was about 3.7, 4.4, 4.8, 5.3 and 5.9 times more stable in 20%, 40%, 60%, 80% and 100 % v/v propylene glycol solution as compared to aqueous solution at 400C and 75% RH.

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Identifiers and Pagination:
Year:2011
Volume:3
First Page:295
Last Page:300
Publisher Id:JAppPharm (2011 ). 3. 295-300
Article History:
Received:April 21, 2011
Accepted:June 13, 2011
Collection year:2011
First Published:July 11, 2011


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Welcome to the research group of Prof. Dr. Cornelia M. Keck in Marburg. Cornelia M. Keck is a pharmacist and obtained her PhD in 2006 from the Freie Universität (FU) in Berlin. In 2009 she was appointed as Adjunct Professor for Pharmaceutical and Nutritional Nanotechnology at the University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and in 2011 she obtained her Venia legendi (Habilitation) at the Freie Universität Berlin and was appointed as a Professor for Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics at the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern. Since 2016 she is Professor of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics at the Philipps-Universität Marburg. Her field of research is the development and characterization of innovative nanocarriers for improved delivery of poorly soluble actives for healthcare and cosmetics. Prof. Keck is executive board member of the German Association of Nanotechnology (Deutscher Verband Nanotechnologie), Vize-chairman of the unit „Dermocosmetics“ at the German Society of Dermopharmacy, active member in many pharmaceutical societies and member of the BfR Committee for Cosmetics at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).

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Abbreviation: J App Pharm
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21065/19204159
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