volume 271, issue 1-2, P77-84 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.10.029
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Abstract: The bioavailability of ibuprofen from hot-melt extruded mini-matrices based on ethyl cellulose and a hydrophilic excipient was tested. During the in vivo evaluation an oral dose of 300 mg ibuprofen was administered to healthy volunteers (n = 9) in a randomized cross-over study and compared with a commercially available sustained release product (Ibu-slow). The plasma samples were analysed by a validated HPLC-UV method. One mini-matrix formulation (F-1) consisted of 30% ibuprofen, 35% ethyl cellulose and 35% hy…

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