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PATENTING BY DESIGN

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Dear Reader,

Grant of patent is largely based on the prior and clear understanding of the patentability criteria more by the inventors than the applicants. Any perceived invention must meet the basic requirements of novelty and inventive steps. Novelty is easy to target as it requires ...

Dr. Gopakumar G. Nair

Editor

Indian Drugs

Review Article

A SYSTEMATIC OVERVIEW ON NOSE TO BRAIN DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM IN TREATMENT OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS

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Improving the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s (PD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has always been challenging. Compared with oral drug administration, nasal mucosa has emerged as a convenient target tissue for drug delivery because of its accessibility, high blood ...

Roshani R. Pagara and Meghraj V. Suryawanshib, c*

Original Research Articles

MOLECULAR DOCKING STUDY OF COMPOUND ISOLATED FROM COCCINIA GRANDIS (L.) VOIGT

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Compound (9Z, 12Z)-octadeca-9, 12-dienoic acid (CGHY 02) was isolated from Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt n-butanol extract by column chromatography. A molecular docking study against human pancreatic alpha-amylase enzyme (PDB: 3OLE) yielded a good docking score of -112.37 Kcal mol-1, indicating a ...

Yasmin H. Momina * and Veerendra C. Yeligarb

CURCUMIN IN SITU GEL FOR LOCAL TREATMENT OF PERIODONTITIS: PREPARATION, IN VITRO EVALUATION AND CLINICAL ASSESSMENT

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Periodontitis is one of the most widespread oral inflammatory infectious diseases affecting the oral cavity. This study aims to develop and characterize a more effective syringeable curcumin in situ gel for the treatment of periodontitis and evaluate its clinical effectiveness. Curcumin in situ ...

Himansu B. Samala *, Lavanya Boyeenab, Niranjan Ch. Patrac , Sreenivas Sriramd and Itishree J. Dase

IN VITRO EVALUATION OF THE ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTY AND DPPH RADICAL SCAVENGING KINETIC BEHAVIOR OF ALGERIAN QUERCUS ROBUR L. LEAVES’ SELECTIVE EXTRACTS

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Today, there is a growing demand for natural antioxidants. The unbalanced production and consumption of reactive oxygen species cause many disorders such as cancer, arteriosclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and aging. For this purpose, the present study was a part of the in vitro evaluation of the ...

Elhassan Benyagouba,b*, Nouria Nabboub,c, Miaad K. Alkhudhairyd and Amal Dinec

COMPARISON OF ACID DEGRADANT PRODUCT WITH METABOLIC PATHWAY OF REMOGLIFLOZIN ETABONATE IN DEVELOPED AND VALIDATED RP-HPTLC METHOD

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Forced degradation studies in tablet and bulk formulations of remogliflozin etabonate have been developed using a precise and sensitive high performance thin layer chromatographic method. The silica gel RP-18 F254S plates were used as the stationary phase and ACN: water: ammonia solution (8:2:0.5...

Samadhan U. Shindea , Ruchita S. Bardiyaa , Pritam S. Jaina , Atul A. Shikhedkara and Akhil A. Nagara *

STABILITY INDICATING RP-HPLC PDA ANALYTICAL METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION FOR THE ESTIMATION OF BESIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE IN BULK AND FORMULATION

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The goal of the study was to provide an overview of the technique development and validation of a stability-indicating HPLC approach for routine analysis of besifloxacin hydrochloride in pharmaceutical product (ophthalmic suspension). HPLC method was development on octadecasilyl silica (C18, 250 ...

Subhash G. Chatea * and Arunadevi S. Birajdarb

NOVEL STABILITY INDICATING RP-HPLC METHOD FOR ESTIMATION OF CLOBAZAM AND ITS RELATED SUBSTANCES IN ORAL SUSPENSION

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A novel, sensitive, stability-indicating gradient RP-HPLC method has been developed for simultaneous estimation of clobazam and its related substances in oral suspension. The chromatographic separation of degradation products and matrix components was executed on a YMC Pack ODS-A column with ...

Reshma M. Tathea , Vrushali S. Tambea *, Archana M. Karnikb and Santaji U. Nalwadec

STABILITY INDICATING RP-HPLC METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION FOR THE SIMULTANEOUS DETERMINATION OF SOFOSBUVIR AND DACLATASVIR IN TABLET DOSAGE FORM

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New stability indicating RP-HPLC method for the simultaneous estimation of sofosbuvir and daclatasvir in its pharmaceutical dosage form was developed and validated. Column used was PhenomenexC18 (150mm x 4.6mm, 5µ) with mobile phase water and acetonitrile (50:50 V/V) in isocratic mode. Flow rate...

Monika Sangania * and Nirav V. Patelb

AMELIORATIVE EFFECT OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF COPTIS TEETA WALL. ROOTS IN ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC RATS

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The antidiabetic activity of Coptis teeta extract (CE) was investigated in a diabetic rat model. Alloxan (150 mg kg-1, i.p.) was used to induce hyperglycemia in rats. Oral administration of CE at the dose of 250 and 500 mg kg-1 for 28 days lowered the blood glucose level. Various physical ...

Bhagyabhumi P. Shaha , Dipen R. Patelb and Samir K. Shahc *

Short Communications

A VALIDATED METHOD DEVELOPMENT FOR ESTIMATION OF BENDAMUSTINE HCL IN BULK AND SOLID DOSAGE FORM BY 1ST ORDER DERIVATIVE SPECTROSCOPY

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This study aimed to expand the trouble-free, quick, cost-effective and sensitive 1st Order derivative spectroscopy method for bendamustine hydrochloride.The aliquot was scanned from 200-400 nm using blank methanol as a solvent and the absorption was recorded. The stored spectrum was modified into...

Himani Kanwara , Swati Pandeyb, Ravindra K. Pandeyc and Shiv S. Shuklad*

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SOLUBILITY ENHANCEMENT OF BICALUTAMIDE BY SOLID LIPID NANOPARTICLES AND SOLID DISPERSION TECHNIQUE

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A comparative evaluation of solid lipid nanoparticles and solid dispersion of bicalutamide using PVP K30 and stearic acid was performed. Bicalutamide solid dispersions (BL- SD) were prepared with conventional solvent evaporation method and bicalutamide solid lipid nanoparticles (BL-SLN) were ...

Rohan R. Vakhariyaa *, Indrayani D. Rauta , Dipak S. Gumateb, Jamir A. Tambolia and Shrinivas K. Mohitec

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