• YATHA RAVI Mewar University, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India
  • B. RAJKAMAL Mewar University, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India


Objective: A simple, sensitive and rapid LC-MS/MS technique was developed for the quantitation of trandolapril (TDL) and verapamil (VPL) in a biological matrix and validated.

Methods: Sample preparation processed by SPE (Solid Phase extraction) on phenomenex cartridge using Ledipasvir as an internal standard. Two drugs were eluted on waters symmetry-RP18 (5µ, 150 mm×4.0 mm) column with the mobile composition of 10 mmol ammonium formate and ACN(acetonitrile) in the ratio of 70:30 %V/V. Detection and quantitation were processed by electrospray ionization in positive ionization mode.

Results: The quantification approach was validated in 5-1500 ng/ml linear concentration range for TDL and 1-2000 ng/ml for VPL. The intraday and inter-day precision and accuracy were found to be 0.58% to 5.69% and 93% to 104% for two drugs. The average recoveries for TDL and VPL were found to be 92.9% and 93.5% respectively.

Conclusion: The developed work was validated and can be applicable to the routine analysis of TDL and VPL simultaneously in a biological matrix.

Keywords: Trandolapril, Verapamil, Cancer, ACE inhibitor, Accuracy, LC-MS/MS, Validation


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RAVI, Y., and B. RAJKAMAL. “AN IMPROVED LC-MS/MS METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION FOR THE DETERMINATION OF TRANDOLAPRIL AND VERAPAMIL IN HUMAN PLASMA”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 11, no. 3, Mar. 2019, pp. 91-95, doi:10.22159/ijpps.2019v11i3.31247.
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