A DISCUSSION ON QUALITY CONTROL OF SUPPOSITORIES

  • Chinmaya Keshari Sahoo Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Malla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Maisammaguda, Secunderabad, Telangana-500014
  • M Sudhakar Professor and Principal, Department of Pharmaceutics, Malla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Maisammaguda, Secunderabad, Telangana-500014
  • D Venkata Ramana Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,Netaji Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences,Toopranpet,Yadadri Bhongir, Telangana-508252
  • Kokkula Satyanarayana Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Princeton College of Pharmacy, Korremula, Ghatkesar, Telangana-500088

Abstract

Suppository quality control includes physical and chemical aspects of the product. Physical analysis includes visual examination (physical appearance), uniformity of weight,uniformity of texture, melting point, liquefaction time, melting and solidification time, and mechanical strength. Chemical testing includes analysis of the activity and dissolution testing.The uniformity of texture can be assessed by sectioning a suppository longitudinally and laterally, and ensuring that each section presents a smooth, uniform surface.

Keywords: Quality control, weight, melting point, liquefaction time

Author Biographies

Chinmaya Keshari Sahoo, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Malla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Maisammaguda, Secunderabad, Telangana-500014
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Malla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Maisammaguda, Secunderabad, Telangana-500014
M Sudhakar, Professor and Principal, Department of Pharmaceutics, Malla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Maisammaguda, Secunderabad, Telangana-500014
Professor and Principal, Department of Pharmaceutics, Malla Reddy College of Pharmacy, Maisammaguda, Secunderabad, Telangana-500014
D Venkata Ramana, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,Netaji Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences,Toopranpet,Yadadri Bhongir, Telangana-508252
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,Netaji  Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences,Toopranpet,Yadadri Bhongir, Telangana-508252
Kokkula Satyanarayana, Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Princeton College of Pharmacy, Korremula, Ghatkesar, Telangana-500088
Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Princeton College of Pharmacy, Korremula, Ghatkesar, Telangana-500088

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Published
2017-05-30
How to Cite
Sahoo, C. K., Sudhakar, M., Ramana, D. V., & Satyanarayana, K. (2017). A DISCUSSION ON QUALITY CONTROL OF SUPPOSITORIES. Mintage Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2320-3315), 16-18. Retrieved from http://mjpms.in/index.php/mjpms/article/view/248