Amit Kumar Nayak

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The present study deals with the development of hydroxyapatite (HAp)-ciprofloxacin bone-implants using the »Quality by design« approach. The effect of various synthesis parameters like drug amount added in the process, stirring speed and addition rate of orthophosphoric acid in the synthesis on drug concentration in the HAp-ciprofloxacin system synthesized(More)
The work investigates the formulation and evaluation of microemulsions containing olive oil, Tween 80 and isopropyl alcohol for transdermal candesartan cilexetil delivery. The pseudoternary phase diagram was constructed to determine composition of microemulsions. These formulated microemulsions were evaluated for in vitro skin permeation and stability. The(More)
The work investigates the development and optimization of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) seed mucilage (FSM)-alginate mucoadhesive beads containing metformin HCl through ionotropic gelation using 3(2) factorial design. The effect of polymer-blend ratio (sodium alginate to FSM) and cross-linker (CaCl(2)) concentration on the drug encapsulation(More)
Six generic ciprofloxacin HCl 250 mg tablets from different manufacturer have been evaluated to assess their bioequivalence using in vitro tests. Other general quality assessments of these tablets like assay, weight variation, hardness, friability, disintegration time were also determined and all these generic tablets passed compendial specifications. There(More)
In the present work, testosterone-loaded alginate nanocapsules were prepared by in situ nanoemulsification-polymer cross-linking method. Drug loading, particle size (diameter), polydispersity index and zeta potential of these alginate nanocapsules were measured 30.22 ± 1.90%, 34.53 ± 1.72 nm, 0.22 ± 0.04 and -5 mV, respectively. The pharmacokinetic(More)
The present study was attempted to prepare novel topical gels of 4% lidocaine HCl using cashew gum and Carbopol 940. The prepared gels were evaluated for pH, viscosity, and in vitro skin permeation through excised porcine skin. The pH of these topical gels was found within the range of 5.98-6.06; whereas, the viscosity was found 4.58 × 10(6) to 4.88 × 10(6)(More)
The present study deals with the development of transferosomal gel containing insulin by reverse phase evaporation method for painless insulin delivery for use in the treatment of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. The effect of independent process variables like ratio of lipids (soya lecithin:cholesterol), ratio of lipids and surfactants, and ratio of(More)
This work investigates the development, optimization and in vitro evaluation of liquid paraffin-entrapped multiple-unit alginate-based floating system containing cloxacillin by emulsion-gelation method for gastro retentive delivery. The effect of process variables like drug to polymer ratio by weight, and liquid paraffin to water ratio by volume on various(More)
The present study deals with the development of novel pH-sensitive tamarind seed polysaccharide (TSP)-alginate composite beads for controlled diclofenac sodium delivery using response surface methodology by full 3(2) factorial design. The effect of polymer-blend ratio (sodium alginate:TSP) and cross-linker (CaCl(2)) concentration on the drug encapsulation(More)