Free sugar concentration and pH of paediatric medicines in Brazil.

@article{Pierro2005FreeSC,
  title={Free sugar concentration and pH of paediatric medicines in Brazil.},
  author={V S S Pierro and Juliana Pires Abdelnur and Lucianne Cople Maia and Luiz Carlos Trugo},
  journal={Community dental health},
  year={2005},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          180-3
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine free sugar concentration and pH of paediatric syrup medicines. Setting Ten paediatric syrup medicines most frequently prescribed in urban centres in Brazil were randomly chosen to be tested. OUTCOME MEASURES Three different bottles from each type of syrup medicine were analysed (n = 30). Analysis of free sugars was performed using normal phase High-Performance Liquid Cromatography (HPLC). Quantification of free sugars was achieved by peak height… CONTINUE READING

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