FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF LIQUISOLID COMPACTS OF LORNOXICAM

  • Asma Azaruddin Mokashi M.C.E Society’s Allana College of Pharmacy, Azam Campus, Camp, Pune (MS) India
  • SNEHALATA L. GAIKWAD Quality Assurance Executive, Encube Ethicals Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai (MS) India

Abstract

Objective: Objective of the present investigation was to enhance the solubility and dissolution rate of poorly water-soluble drug lornoxicam using liquisolid technique with comparative determination of in vitro release profile of liquisolid compacts and conventional formulation of lornoxicam.


Methods: Formulation was prepared by a liquisolid technique using different drug concentration in a liquid vehicle and different carrier/coating ratio. Prepared liquisolid compact was evaluated for Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectra analysis, differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), X-ray diffraction (P-XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and in vitro dissolution study.


Results: The result showed that liquisolid compacts of lornoxicam displayed significantly higher drug release rate as compared to pure drug and conventional tablet prepared. The results of both DSC and X-ray crystallography indicated loss of crystallinity of the drug upon formulated into the liquisolid compact.


Conclusion: Dissolution rate of the drug from liquisolid compacts was affected by changing the drug concentration and excipient ratio. The liquisolid technique appeared to be a promising approach for improving the dissolution of poorly soluble drug lornoxicam.

Keywords: Lornoxicam, Liquisolid compact, In-vitro dissolution study, Solubility

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Author Biography

Asma Azaruddin Mokashi, M.C.E Society’s Allana College of Pharmacy, Azam Campus, Camp, Pune (MS) India

Assistant Professor,

Department Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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Mokashi, A. A., and S. L. GAIKWAD. “FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF LIQUISOLID COMPACTS OF LORNOXICAM”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 11, no. 6, Apr. 2019, pp. 33-37, doi:10.22159/ijpps.2019v11i6.28328.
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