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A Review of Chromatographic Methods Used in the Determination of Anastrozole Levels

M. B. Abubakar and S. H. Gan*

Owing to the efficacy and popularity of anastrozole in the treatment of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, interest in analytical methods for its quantitative measurement both in phar..

Research Paper p. 182

Development and Evaluation of Microsphere Based Topical Formulation using Design of Experiments

S. Y. Rai and Padmini Ravikumar

The aim of this work is to develop microsphere formulation and study the impact of drug-polymer ratio, surfactant concentration and stirring speed on particle size and drug entrapment during..

Research Paper p. 193

Preparation and Characterization of Microcapsules Encapsulating Octyl Methoxycinnamate by Complex Coacervation

X.-L. Zhao, D. Wang, X.-F. Gong, S.-P. Sun and Q. Li

The aim of this study was to prepare microcapsules entrapped a lipophilic ultraviolet absorber-octyl methoxycinnamate for its optimal application. A complex coacervation method was establish..

Research Paper p. 203

Gastroretentive Drug Delivery System of Famotidine: Formulation and In Vitro Evaluation of Oil Entrapped Calcium Pectinate Gel Beads

B. K. Satheeshababu and G. L. Sarvaiya

In the present research envisaged was to prepare gastroretentive beads to increase the retention time in stomach and to modulate the release pattern from the gel beads. The aim of the resear..

Research Paper p. 210

28-Day Repeated Oral Toxicity Study and Efficacy of a Siddha Polyherbal Formulation - Singinatha Choornam against Platelet Activating Factor-induced Rhinosinusitis in Wistar Albino Rat

S. Elansekaran*, V. Geetha, V. Thanigavelan, M. Ramamurthy, V. Kaliyamurthi and P. Pathiban

Singinatha choornam is an oral polyherbal formulation used in the treatment of allergic rhinosinusitis cited in Siddha literature Agathiar Attavanai Vagadam. This study aimed to validate Sin..