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Table 5 Percentage (%) and content of brands in mg

From: Quality of albendazole tablets legally circulating in the pharmaceutical market of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: physicochemical evaluation

Product Label dose (strength) of API (mg/tablet) Label claimed (%) Assay (% mean ± % SD) RSD Assay test
(90–110%)
Brand 1 2500 100 94.97 ± 2.57 2.71 Pass
300 100 97.64 ± 0.74 0.76 Pass
Brand 2 2500 100 99.88 ± 0.60 0.60 Pass
Brand 3 2500 100 105.85 ± 9.82 9.28 Pass
600 100 100.82 ± 4.61 4.57 Pass
Brand 4 600 100 87.22a ± 1.57 1.80 Fail
Brand 5 2500 100 94.93 ± 1.80 1.90 Pass
300 100 86.92a ± 1.28 1.47 Fail
Brand 6 2500 100 84.75a ± 0.69 0.82 Fail
300 100 105.73 ± 0.99 0.93 Pass
  1. aBelow 90% (the acceptable range is 90–110%) [12]; SD Standard Deviation, RSD Relative Standard Deviation, API Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient