Der Pharma Chemica
Journal for Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Computational Chemistry


Comparison and Evaluation of Freely Supplied Government and Ethically Marketed Antihypertensive Drug (Atenolol)

Author(s): Manimala M, Veerashekar J, Hariharasharan S, Praveenkumar M

The main aim of present research work is to evaluate and compare the standards regarding quality of generic and two branded antihypertensive drug (atenolol). The drugs are evaluated and results showed that branded and generic meet the pharmacopoeial specifications. Further all tablets passed weight variation, hardness, thickness, friability, disintegration, dissolution, assay parameters as per pharmacopoeia. Hence we can say that branded and generic drugs of antihypertensive are equal. Hence health care professionals are suggested to prescribe generic drugs so that every man can reach the coast of drugs and maintain health.