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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40-44

Evaluation of pharmaceutical equivalents of different brands of ranitidine tablets from multinational brands in Oman

Pharmacy Department, Oman Medical College, Azaiba, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

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A R Mullaicharam
Pharmacy Department, Oman Medical College, Azaiba, Muscat
Sultanate of Oman
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2231-0738.93133

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Aim : The aim of the present study was to evaluate the pharmaceutical equivalent of different brands of Ranitide Hydrochloride tablets. Materials and Methods : Three different brands of ranitidine hydrochloride 150 mg tablets have been evaluated using some quality control test of weight variation, friability, hardness and disintegration with aim to assess whether these 3 brands are pharmaceutically equivalent or not. The results obtained have been compared with USP standards. Result : The results indicated that all the tablets in the three brands have met the requirements of the quality control test (weight variation, friability, hardness and disintegration) according to the USP which indicated that they are pharmaceutically equivalent.

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