In vitro potency and stability of fortified ophthalmic antibiotics


Arici M., Sumer Z. , Guler C., Elibol O., Saygi G., Cetinkaya S.

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.27, no.6, pp.426-430, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1440-1606.1999.00239.x
  • Title of Journal : AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.426-430

Abstract

Purpose: This study evaluates the in vitro potency, stability and contamination of the fortified ophthalmic antibiotic preparations of cefazolin, vancomycin, gentamicin and tobramycin stored for 4 weeks. The effects of the different solvents and storage temperatures on the antimicrobial potency and stability were also examined.