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Solid-state, triboelectrostatic and dissolution characteristics of spray-dried piroxicam-glucosamine solid dispersions

Adebisi, Adeola O., Kaialy, Waseem, Hussain, Tariq, Al-Hamidi, Hiba, Nokhodchi, Ali, Conway, Barbara R. and Asare-Addo, Kofi (2016) Solid-state, triboelectrostatic and dissolution characteristics of spray-dried piroxicam-glucosamine solid dispersions. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 146. pp. 841-851. ISSN 0927-7765

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Abstract

This work explores the use of both spray drying and D-glucosamine HCl (GLU) as a hydrophilic carrier to improve the dissolution rate of piroxicam (PXM) whilst investigating the electrostatic charges associated with the spray drying process. Spray dried PXM:GLU solid dispersions were prepared and characterised (XRPD, DSC, SEM). Dissolution and triboelectric charging was also conducted. The results showed that the spray dried PXM alone, without GLU produced some PXM form II (DSC results) with no enhancement in solubility relative to that of the parent PXM. XRPD results also showed the spray drying process to decrease the crystallinity of GLU and solid dispersions produced. The presence of GLU improved the dissolution rate of PXM. Spray dried PXM: GLU at a ratio of 2:1 had the most improved dissolution. The spray drying process generally yielded PXM-GLU spherical particles of around 2.5 µm which may have contributed to the improved dissolution. PXM showed a higher tendency for charging in comparison to the carrier GLU (- 3.8 versus 0.5 nC/g for untreated material and -7.5 versus 3.1 nC/g for spray dried materials). Spray dried PXM and spray dried GLU demonstrated higher charge densities than untreated PXM and untreated GLU, respectively. Regardless of PXM:GLU ratio, all
spray dried PXM:GLU solid dispersions showed a negligible charge density (net-CMR: 0.1 – 0.3
3nC/g). Spray drying of PXM:GLU solid dispersions can be used to produce formulation powders with practically no charge and thereby improving handling as well as dissolution behaviour of PXM.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Kofi Asare-Addo
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2016 14:41
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2016 14:43
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/29061

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