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Table 3 Results of isothermal stress testing of pure drug and drug excipient mixture after 3 weeks of storage

From: Pharmacoscintigraphic evaluation and antidiabetic efficacy of gliclazide-loaded 99mTc-labelled mucoadhesive microspheres

Sample Ratio (drug: excipients) Quality unchanged (%w/w) * Wavelength maxima (λ max)
Control Stressed Control Stressed
GLZ (pure) 100.55 ± 0.089 99.42 ± 0.170 227 227
GLZ + sodium alginate 2:2 100.37 ± 0.251 99.29 ± 0.266 227 227
GLZ + MSB starch 2:2 100.44 ± 0.060 99.31 ± 0.077 227 227
  1. *Mean ± S.D (n = 3)
  2. GLZ: Gliclazide; MSB: Musa balbisiana starch