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Controlled-release carbamazepine granules and tablets comprising lipophilic and hydrophilic matrix components.
AAPS PharmSciTech. 2008; 9(4):1054-62.AP

Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of lipophilic (Compritol 888 ATO) and hydrophilic components (combination of HPMC and Avicel) on the release of carbamazepine from granules and corresponding tablet. Wet granulation followed by compression was employed for preparation of granules and tablets. The matrix swelling behavior was investigated. The dissolution profiles of each formulation were compared to those of Tegretol CR tablets and the mean dissolution time (MDT), dissolution efficiency (DE %) and similarity factor (f(2) factor) were calculated. It was found that increase in the concentration of HPMC results in reduction in the release rate from granules and achievement of zero-order is difficult from the granules. The amount of HPMC plays a dominant role for the drug release. The release mechanism of CBZ from matrix tablet formulations follows non-Fickian diffusion shifting to case II by the increase of HPMC content, indicating significant contribution of erosion. Increasing in drug loading resulted in acceleration of the drug release and in anomalous controlled-release mechanism due to delayed hydration of the tablets. These results suggest that wet granulation followed by compression could be a suitable method to formulate sustained release CBZ tablets.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, P.O. Box 22452, Riyadh 11495, Saudi Arabia. nsybarakat@yahoo.comNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

18843537

Citation

Barakat, Nahla S., et al. "Controlled-release Carbamazepine Granules and Tablets Comprising Lipophilic and Hydrophilic Matrix Components." AAPS PharmSciTech, vol. 9, no. 4, 2008, pp. 1054-62.
Barakat NS, Elbagory IM, Almurshedi AS. Controlled-release carbamazepine granules and tablets comprising lipophilic and hydrophilic matrix components. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2008;9(4):1054-62.
Barakat, N. S., Elbagory, I. M., & Almurshedi, A. S. (2008). Controlled-release carbamazepine granules and tablets comprising lipophilic and hydrophilic matrix components. AAPS PharmSciTech, 9(4), 1054-62. https://doi.org/10.1208/s12249-008-9140-y
Barakat NS, Elbagory IM, Almurshedi AS. Controlled-release Carbamazepine Granules and Tablets Comprising Lipophilic and Hydrophilic Matrix Components. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2008;9(4):1054-62. PubMed PMID: 18843537.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Controlled-release carbamazepine granules and tablets comprising lipophilic and hydrophilic matrix components. AU - Barakat,Nahla S, AU - Elbagory,Ibrahim M, AU - Almurshedi,Alanood S, Y1 - 2008/10/09/ PY - 2008/06/27/received PY - 2008/08/29/accepted PY - 2008/10/10/pubmed PY - 2009/4/7/medline PY - 2008/10/10/entrez SP - 1054 EP - 62 JF - AAPS PharmSciTech JO - AAPS PharmSciTech VL - 9 IS - 4 N2 - The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of lipophilic (Compritol 888 ATO) and hydrophilic components (combination of HPMC and Avicel) on the release of carbamazepine from granules and corresponding tablet. Wet granulation followed by compression was employed for preparation of granules and tablets. The matrix swelling behavior was investigated. The dissolution profiles of each formulation were compared to those of Tegretol CR tablets and the mean dissolution time (MDT), dissolution efficiency (DE %) and similarity factor (f(2) factor) were calculated. It was found that increase in the concentration of HPMC results in reduction in the release rate from granules and achievement of zero-order is difficult from the granules. The amount of HPMC plays a dominant role for the drug release. The release mechanism of CBZ from matrix tablet formulations follows non-Fickian diffusion shifting to case II by the increase of HPMC content, indicating significant contribution of erosion. Increasing in drug loading resulted in acceleration of the drug release and in anomalous controlled-release mechanism due to delayed hydration of the tablets. These results suggest that wet granulation followed by compression could be a suitable method to formulate sustained release CBZ tablets. SN - 1530-9932 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/18843537/Controlled_release_carbamazepine_granules_and_tablets_comprising_lipophilic_and_hydrophilic_matrix_components_ L2 - https://dx.doi.org/10.1208/s12249-008-9140-y DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -