Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 280–281 | Cite as

The analytical consequence of the decomposition of prednisolone to 17-deoxyprednisolone in stability control

  • D. Dekker
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17-Deoxyprednisolone, a decomposition product of prednisolone, interferes in some stability-indicating spectrophotometric methods for corticosteroids. The false positive reaction of 17-deoxyprednisolone with tetrazolium blue and with the method ofBundgaard andHansen (1979), is discussed.


Public Health Internal Medicine Corticosteroid Prednisolone Tetrazolium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Dekker
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  1. 1.Department of Analytical Pharmacy, Faculty of PharmacyState University of UtrechtGH UtrechtThe Netherlands

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