Author(s): Sidra Choudhary, Sanket Dharashivkar, Chetan Mahajan, Madhuri Gaikwad


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00495.3   

Address: Sidra Choudhary1, Sanket Dharashivkar1, Chetan Mahajan2, Madhuri Gaikwad3
1Department of Pharmaceutics, Dr. L. H Hiranandani College of Pharmacy, Ulhasnagar.
2Scientist-B, Wool Research Association, Thane.
3Department of Pharmaceutics, AIKTC School of Pharmacy, Panvel.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 6,     Year - 2020

In the present work polymeric nano-fiber patches were developed for the effective treatment of skin infection using cephalexin as model drugs. The nano-fibers were prepared by electro spinning technique by using polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) as a polymer and fibers were characterized on the basis of entrapment efficiency, fiber diameter, morphology, x-ray diffraction analysis, drug release behavior and in vitro antimicrobial test. The entrapment efficiency of the optimized formulation was 95%. The % cumulative release of drug from nano-fiber patch across the dialysis membrane was 96% at the end of 24h. The ex-vivo release of drug through nano-fiber patch across the goat skin was 81% at the end of 24 h.

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Sidra Choudhary, Sanket Dharashivkar, Chetan Mahajan, Madhuri Gaikwad. Formulation and Evaluation of Nano-fiber-based Transdermal patch of Cephalexin. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2020; 13(6): 2787-2791. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00495.3

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