• Nita Yadav School of Pharmacy, Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University, Udaipur, RJ.
  • Anju Goyal Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, B. N. PG College of Pharmacy, Udaipur


Objective: In the present research work three simple, accurate, precise methods of the UV-visible spectrophotometric method was developed and validated for the estimation of Vilazodone HCl in bulk and tablet dosage.

Methods: Three methods were used for estimation of Vilazodone HCl using methanol. Method A involves zero order spectroscopy at absorption maximum of 241 nm; Method B involves first order derivative at 246.5 nm and Method C involves second-order derivative at 243.5 nm. The developed methods were validated according to ICH guidelines.

Results: The developed methods were found to be linear in the concentration range of 1-5 µg/ml. The mean percentage label claim of Vilazodone HCl was within the acceptable range. The accuracy data showed % recovery and % RSD within the range.

Conclusion: The developed methods were found to be accurate and precise. The % RSD values were within limits. These methods can be used for the routine analysis of Vilazodone HCl in bulk and tablet dosage form.

Keywords: Spectrophotometric Method, Vilazodone HCl, Validation


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Yadav, N., and A. Goyal. “A VALIDATED SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF VILAZODONE HYDROCHLORIDE IN PHARMACEUTICAL DOSAGE FORM”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 9, no. 1, Dec. 2016, pp. 132-5, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2017v9i1.16637.
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