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Evaluation of elixirs

Evaluation of elixirs

Physical stability:
The elixir should appear as clear liquid and no solid particle should be present in elixir.

Viscosity determination:
Viscosity of elixir is determined using various viscometers like Ostwald viscometer, cup & bob viscometer, Brookfield viscometer etc.

pH determination:
pH of elixir is determined using pH meter and it should be in range of 6-7.

Refractive index:
Refractive index of elixir is determined and it should be optimum as per different pharmacopeias.

Determination of alcohol:
The alcohol concentration in elixir is in range of 5-40% and it is determined using HPLC or UV spectrophotometer.

Content uniformity test: Same as in syrup