Effect of Compression Pressure on Dissolution and Solid State Characterization of Cefuroxime Axetil | OMICS International | Abstract
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Research Article

Effect of Compression Pressure on Dissolution and Solid State Characterization of Cefuroxime Axetil

Basavaraj K Nanjwade*, Shamrez Ali M, Veerendra K Nanjwade and FV Manvi

Department of Pharmaceutics, KLE University’s College of Pharmacy, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author:
Prof. Dr. Basavaraj K Nanjwade
Department of Pharmaceutics
KLE University’s College of Pharmacy
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
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Received date: October 12, 2010; Accepted date: November 30, 2010; Published date: December 02, 2010

Citation: Nanjwade BK, Ali MS, Nanjwade VK, Manvi FV (2010) Effect of Compression Pressure on Dissolution and Solid State Characterization of Cefuroxime Axetil. J Anal Bioanal Tech 1:112. doi: 10.4172/2155-9872.1000112

Copyright: © 2010 Nanjwade BK, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


The current work aims to investigate the sudden drop of dissolution with respect to higher compression pressure and hardness of tablet with a good and comparative less significant disintegration time and to understand an affect of pressure on drug with respect to compression behavior on dissolution and other properties. Where Cefuroxime Axetil was compressed at different pressure in form of pellets and tablets using hydraulic press and compression machine respectively, and characterized to understand any physical and chemical change using X-ray powder diffraction, differential scanning calorimetry, and Dissolution and Scanning Electron microscopy. Scanning electron microscopy studies of pellets revealed that the change in surface morphology from opaque to translucent clear with increase in breaking force, these different pressure compressed pellets were subjected to uniform reduction of particle size. The similarity factor f2 values of drug release profile were comparably same. The breaking force and pellet hardness had indicated a very firm intrinsic binding force exist with Cefuroxime Axetil, study had investigated the decrease in-vitro dissolution is marked by the compact binding property of individual particles of Cefuroxime Axetil between the excipient due to the increase in compression force.