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Abstract

Formulation and evaluation of ophthalmic drops containing sulphacetamide sodium and trimethoprim.

Author(s): AA Shirwaikar, PG Rao
College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal-576 119,Karnataka

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A A Shirwaikar College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal-576 119,Karnataka

Eye drops containing sulphacetamide sodium and trimethoprim were formulated and tested for their antibacterial activity and stability. The microorganisms were found to be more susceptible to this formulation containing only sulphacetamide sodium. The accelerated stability studies showed a shelf life of 4 1/2 years.