Nitazoxanide: A Review of Analytical Methods

  • Bhushan Firake JSPM’s Jayawantrao Sawant College of Pharmacy & Research,
  • Ranjini Chettiar JSPM’s Jayawantrao Sawant College of Pharmacy & Research
  • Tejal Firake Dignus Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
Keywords: Nitazoxanide, Analytical methods, antiprotozoal, anthelminthic


Nitazoxanide is an antiprotozoal and anthelmintic agent, which is mostly used in the treatment and prevention of wide variety of protozoa, helminthes and gram negative organisms.  This article studies published analytical techniques that are reported so far for the determination of nitazoxanide in bulk, pharmaceutical formulation and biological samples. They include various techniques like spectrophotometry, electrochemical methods, capillary electrophoresis, high performance liquid chromatography, high performance thin layer chromatography, and liquid chromatography-mass spectrophotometry.

Author Biographies

Bhushan Firake, JSPM’s Jayawantrao Sawant College of Pharmacy & Research,

Depertment of Pharmaceutical Analysis,
JSPM’s Jayawantrao Sawant College of Pharmacy & Research,
Hadapar, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Ranjini Chettiar, JSPM’s Jayawantrao Sawant College of Pharmacy & Research

Depertment of Pharmaceutical Analysis,
JSPM’s Jayawantrao Sawant College of Pharmacy & Research,
Hadapar, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Tejal Firake, Dignus Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Dignus Consulting Pvt. Ltd.,
Camp, Pune, Maharashtra, India


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How to Cite
Firake, B., Chettiar, R. and Firake, T. 2017. Nitazoxanide: A Review of Analytical Methods. PharmaTutor. 5, 9 (Sep. 2017), 61-68.