Hitendra S. Joshi
et al. /International Journal Of Pharmacy&Technology
| Sep-2011 | Vol. 3 | Issue No.3 | 3231-3238
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SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION FORDETERMINATION OF LAMOTRIGINE IN TABLET FORMULATIONGovind J. Kher
, Vijay R. Ram
, Gaurang G. Pandia
, and Hitendra S. Joshi
Department of Chemistry, Saurashtra University, Rajkot-360 005, Gujarat, (India).
Department of Chemistry, KSKV Kachchh University, Bhuj-370 001, Gujarat, (India).
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Received on 05-08-2011 Accepted on 18-08-2011
The objective of the current study was to develop a simple, precise and accurate Spectrophometricassay method and validated for determination of Lamotrigine in solid pharmaceutical dosage forms. Standardstock solution was prepared in methanol and distilled water in the ratio of 50:50. The
max of Lamotriginewas found to be 308 nm. The method was validated for specificity, linearity, precision, accuracy, robustnessand solution stability. The method was linear in the drug concentration range of 16-640
with acorrelation coefficient 0.9990. The precision (relative standard deviation- RSD) amongst six-samplepreparation was 0.98 % for repeatability and the intermediate precision [RSD] amongst six-sample preparationwas 0.79 %. The accuracy (recovery) was between 98.82 and 100.61 %.
Lamotrigine, Assay method, Spectrophotometry, Development and Validation.
Lamotrigine is chemically 6-(2, 3-Dichlorophenyl)-1, 2, 4-triazine-3, 5-diamine and its molecularformula is C9H7N5Cl2, and molecular weight is 256.09 gm/mole. Lamotrigine, an antiepileptic drug (AED) of the phenyltriazine class, is chemically unrelated to existing antiepileptic drugs, has been used successfully totreat essential trigeminal neuralgia (TN) [1-4].