volume 267, issue 1-2, P79-91 2003
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.07.010
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Abstract: The aim of this study was to establish a new preparation method for solid dispersion formulation (SDF) of tacrolimus, a poorly water-soluble drug, without dichloromethane, because no use of dichloromethane is recommended by ICH harmonized tripartite guideline. To select the appropriate carrier, three different SDFs with polyethylene glycol 6000 (PEG 6000), polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC) were prepared by the conventional solvent method, in which tacrolimus and the carrier wer…

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