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  • Evaluation of Cocoa- Butter as a Lubricant in a Paracetamol Tablet Formulation 

    Adeagbo, Adebolu Adewole (2015-03-18)
    This study determined the optimum concentration of cocoa-butter obtained from Theobroma cacao L. to be used as an additional lubricant in a lubricant mix. It also determined the effect of changes in concentration of combined ...
  • Studies into some Factors which Affect the Dissolution Rate of Non-disintegration Pellets. 

    Ayankogbe, Adetutu Adebambo (Obafemi Awolowo University, 1985)
    The influence of granule size and lubricants on the dissolution rate of Aspirin, Salicylic Acid and equimolar mixture of both are reported. This study involved three stages viz: (i) The influence of different granule ...
  • Preservation of Suspensions in the Presence of Surface Active Agents 

    Fadare, Abiola Oduola (Obafemi Awolowo University, 1987)
    Preservatives are added to pharmaceutical preparations to prevent the growth of contaminants which might be introduced during preparation or use. The performance of the added preservative however depends very much on the ...
  • Formulation of Stable Oil-in-Water Emulsions Using Locally-Available Gum and Oils. 

    Oyedele, Ayobami Olutayo (Obafemi Awolowo University, 1985)
    The physicochemical properties of locally prepared coconut oil, and locally obtained palm oil, are reported. The surface and interfacial properties of Zanthoxylum tessmanii gum mucilages with oils are reported and compared ...
  • Effects of Surface-Active Agents on Stability of Oil-In-Water Emulsions. 

    Adeniji, Oyinade Ajoke (Obafemi Awolowo University, 1987)
    Coconut and palm-kernel oils are locally available vegetable oils used topically for cosmetic preparations. These have been formulated into oil-ill-water emulsions using different types of surface-active agents as emulsifiers ...
  • Effect of Drugs on the Surface Activity of Surfactants in Aqueous Systems. 

    Soremekun, R. O. (Obafemi Awolowo University, 1986)
    The effects of some drugs on the surface activity of a cationic, an anionic and a nonionic surfactant have been investigated. Polar drugs, atropine sulphate and phenobarbitone sodium and relatively hydrophobic drugs ...
  • Quality Drug and the Consumer 

    Ogunlana, E.O. (University of Ife Press, 1976-12-09)
    In discussing 'Quality Drug and the Consumer', we may start by recognising what can be classified as 'Drug' and also to identify what relevance or meaning we give to the word 'Quality'. The classifications of different ...