Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 114–117 | Cite as

Polarographic behaviour and determination of some penicillins after bromometric oxidation

  • M. Rizk
  • M. I. Walash
  • A. A. Abou-Ouf
  • F. Belal
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The direct current polarographic behaviour of the bromometric oxidation product of certain penicillins has been investigated. The oxidized products give a well defined cathodic wave with E1/2=0.6 Vvs saturated calomel electrode (SCE). The nature of the wave and the electrode reaction have been evaluated. A procedure was developed for investigation of the penicillins either in the pure state or in dosage forms. The results were compared with those obtained with the official methods.


Public Health Internal Medicine Penicillin Oxidation Product Pure State 
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© Royal Dutch Association for Advancement of Pharmacy 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Rizk
    • 1
  • M. I. Walash
    • 1
  • A. A. Abou-Ouf
    • 1
  • F. Belal
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical ChemistryMansoura UniversityMansouraEgypt

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