Solid Dispersion Preparation by Different Methods to Improve Solubility & Dissolution Simvastatin

Authors

  • Kamalpreet Kaur St. Soldier Institute of Pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C), Jalandhar-Amritsar by pass NH-1 Jalandhar-144011, Punjab, India
  • Taranjit Kaur St. Soldier Institute of Pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C), Jalandhar-Amritsar by pass NH-1 Jalandhar-144011, Punjab, India
  • Ajeet Pal Singh St. Soldier Institute of Pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C), Jalandhar-Amritsar by pass NH-1 Jalandhar-144011, Punjab, India
  • Amar Pal Singh St. Soldier Institute of Pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C), Jalandhar-Amritsar by pass NH-1 Jalandhar-144011, Punjab, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47957/ijpda.v9i4.491

Keywords:

Simvastatin, Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose, gum acacia, Solubility, Dissolution rate

Abstract

The improvement of a pure drug's solubility and dissolution rate in the treatment of hyperlipidemia. Simvastatin is a 5-percent absolute bioavailability selective competitive inhibitor of HMG Co-A reductase. For the selection of the carrier, a preliminary solubility investigation of solid dispersion was performed, and solid dispersion was made using Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose (HPMC) and gum acacia. Solid dispersion of medication with polymer was created and studied for solubility and in-vitro dissolution profile. Solid dispersion of drug with polymer has shown an increase in solubility and improved dissolution rate. On the obtained formulations, further FTIR, X-Ray, Scanning electron microscopy, and Differential scanning calorimetry experiments were conducted. The existence of amorphous form in a solid dispersion made with polymer in a 1:5 ratio is verified by characterization research. The research also showed that using a solid dispersion approach with Polymer, the dissolving rate of a pure medication may be significantly increased.

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2021-12-31
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Kaur, K. ., T. . Kaur, A. P. . Singh, and A. P. . Singh. “Solid Dispersion Preparation by Different Methods to Improve Solubility & Dissolution Simvastatin”. International Journal of Pharmaceutics and Drug Analysis, vol. 9, no. 4, Dec. 2021, pp. 241-53, doi:10.47957/ijpda.v9i4.491.

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