African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2241

Full Length Research Paper

Formulation and evaluation of gastro-retentive floating tablets of griseofulvin

Jonathan Tinotenda Chanyandura
  • Jonathan Tinotenda Chanyandura
  • Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Limpopo, University Road, Mankweng-B, 0727, South Africa.
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Madan Sai Poka
  • Madan Sai Poka
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Molotlegi Street, Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria, South Africa.
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Patrick Hulisani Demana
  • Patrick Hulisani Demana
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Molotlegi Street, Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria, South Africa.
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Musa Autamashih
  • Musa Autamashih
  • Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of Western Cape, Robert Sobukwe Rd, Bellville, Cape Town, 7535, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 18 January 2022
  •  Accepted: 16 March 2022
  •  Published: 30 June 2022

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