Author(s): Sejal Patel, Anita P. Patel


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00712   

Address: Sejal Patel*, Anita P. Patel
Dep. of Pharmaceutics, Nootan Pharmacy College, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sankalchand Patel University, Visnagar, Gujarat, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 8,     Year - 2021

In the interest of administration of dosage form oral route is most desirable and preferred method. After oral administration to get maximum therapeutic effect, major challenge is their water solubility. Water insoluble drug indicate insufficient bioavailability as well dissolution resulting in fluctuating plasma level. Benidipine (BND) is poorly water soluble antihypertensive drug has lower bioavailability. To improve bioavailability of Benidipine HCL, BND nanosuspension was formulated using media milling technique. HPMC E5 was used to stabilize nanosuspension. The effect of different important process parameters e.g. selection of polymer concentration X1(1.25 mg), stirring time X2 (800 rpm), selection of zirconium beads size X3 (0.4mm) were investigated by 23 factorial design to accomplish desired particle size and saturation solubility. The optimized batch had 408 nm particle size Y1, and showed in-vitro dissolution Y2 95±0.26 % in 30 mins and Zeta potential was -19.6. Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and FT-IR analysis was done to confirm there was no interaction between drug and polymer.

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Sejal Patel, Anita P. Patel. Formulation and Evaluation of Benidipine Nanosuspension. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(8):4111-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00712

Sejal Patel, Anita P. Patel. Formulation and Evaluation of Benidipine Nanosuspension. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(8):4111-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00712   Available on:

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