VALIDATION OF A BIOANALYTICAL REVERSE-PHASE HIGH-PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHIC METHOD FOR THE QUANTITATION OF NYSTATIN IN AN ANIMAL MODEL AFTER INTRANASAL IN SITU GEL ADMINISTRATION

Abstract

Objective: The aim of the study was to develop and validate a bioanalytical reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) method for the estimation of nystatin in rat plasma after intranasal administration.


Methods: The reversed-phase HPLC system was equipped with a Luna C18 column, the mobile system comprised of methanol, water, and dimethylformamide (55:30:15) and the flow rate was set at 0.9 ml/min.


Results: The elution time for nystatin was 4.096±0.025 min. The calibration curves constructed in rat plasma were linear from 0.25 to 50 μg/ml. The lower limit of quantification (LOQ) was found to be 0.25 μg/ml. The standards for accuracy and precision of the intra- and inter-day variation studies were in the acceptable ranges as per the FDA guidelines.


Conclusion: The LOQ value determined by the proposed method was noted to be satisfactory for inspecting the plasma pharmacokinetics of nystatin in rats’ post-administration of a nasal in situ gelling liquid crystalline precursor formulation in an in vivo study.

Keywords: Nystatin, Rat plasma, Intranasal in situ gel, Reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatographic, Validation

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MARZUKA, K., and D. MOHAMED HASSAN. “VALIDATION OF A BIOANALYTICAL REVERSE-PHASE HIGH-PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHIC METHOD FOR THE QUANTITATION OF NYSTATIN IN AN ANIMAL MODEL AFTER INTRANASAL IN SITU GEL ADMINISTRATION”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 13, no. 10, Sept. 2020, pp. 180-4, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2020.v13i10.39229.
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