A simple high-performance liquid chromatographic method for the determination of Gemifloxacin in human plasma has been developed. Separation was achieved by Reverse phase chromatography on a Purospher RP18e( 150 x 4.6 mm, 5 µm) column with mobile phase composition of pH 3.0 buffer: acetonitrile: Methanol in the ratio 75:17:8 v/v with ultra violet detection at 273nm. Lower limit of quantitation was 50 ng/ml. Maximum between-run precision was 7.44%. Mean extraction recovery was found to be 92.53 to 109.87%. Stability study showed that after three freeze-thaw cycles the loss of three quality control samples were less than 10%. Samples were stable at room temperature for 48h and at -20° for 2months. Before injecting onto HPLC system, the processed samples were stable for at least 6h. The method was used to perform bioequivalence study in human.
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GVH Raju, S Ganapathy, DG Sankar, PY Naidu. Development and Validation of an HPLC Method for Analysis of Gemifloxacin in Human Plasma. Asian J. Research Chem. 3(1):Jan.-Mar. 2010 page 192-196.