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Volume: 9, Issue: 2, February, 2019
DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2019.90204

Research Article

A validated LC-MS/MS method for the pharmacokinetic study of alogliptin in healthy rabbits

Yatha Ravi1, Bigala B. Rajkamall, 2

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A liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrophotometric (LC-MS/MS) method was developed for quantification of Alogliptin in rabbit plasma employing Liquid-Liquid extraction technique. The developed method was validated for specificity, precision, accuracy, recovery, and stability characteristics. Chromatographic separation was achieved on Inertsil ODS 5 µm C18, 50 × 4.60 mm with 30:70 v/v of 0.1% formic acids: Organic Mixture (acetonitrile: methanol, 80:20% v/v) as an isocratic mobile phase with a flow rate of 1.0 ml/min. the developed LC-MS method was applied to assess pharmacokinetics parameters of alogliptin tablet in healthy rabbits. Alogliptin showed Tmax of 2.6 ± 0.37 h and mean Cmax, AUC 0-t and AUC0 for test formulation is 90.6 ± 4.41, 1675.41 ± 164 and 3726.47 ± 796 respectively.


Alogliptin, Pharmacokinetics, LC-MS/ MS, Diabetes mellitus.

Citation: Ravi Y, Rajkamal BB. A validated LC-MS/MS method for the pharmacokinetic study of alogliptin in healthy rabbits. J App Pharm Sci, 2019; 9(2): 29-37.

Copyright: The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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