Smita Kolhe

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The aim of this study is to improve dissolution and bioavailability of poorly water soluble Efavirenz (Efv), a potent and selective non-nucleoside inhibitor of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase. Its effectiveness can be attributed to its long half-life (t1/2) of 52–76 h after single dose. Formulation of poorly water soluble drug for oral delivery is one of the(More)
A binder holds powders together to form granules and also provides the cohesiveness required for binding of the granules under compression to form a tablet. Some natural excipients are currently available for pharmaceutical formulation. Aim of this study was to isolate the mucilage from different plants and to evaluate them as a binder. Here an effort was(More)
Purpose: To mask the bitter taste of the widely used antiallegic drug, Promethazine Hydrochloride(PMZ HCL), and to formulate it into patient-compliant and convenient fast disintegrating tablets. Methods: Taste masking of Promethazine Hydrochloride was achieved by microencapsulation using amino alkyl methacrylate copolymers (Eudragit E100) employing the(More)
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