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Table 3 Recovery data for artemether and lumefantrine from laboratory prepared formulations of Coartem ®

From: Determination of artemether and lumefantrine in anti-malarial fixed-dose combination tablets by microemulsion electrokinetic chromatography with short-end injection procedure

  Exp. No. % of the target concentration Added amount (mg) Found amount (mg) Recovery (%) Mean recovery ± RSD (%)
Artemether       
  1   7.60 7.73 101.7  
  2 80 7.87 7.65 97.2 100.8 ± 3.2
  3   8.21 8.48 103.3  
  1   9.97 9.78 98.1  
  2 100 10.23 10.75 104.2 100.5 ± 3.3
  3   10.52 10.42 99.0  
  1   11.86 11.91 100.4  
  2 120 12.25 12.43 101.5 100.3 ± 1.2
  3   12.72 12.59 99.0  
Lumefantrine       
  1   7.55 7.64 101.2  
  2 80 7.77 7.77 100.0 99.8 ± 1.4
  3   7.85 7.72 98.3  
  1   10.16 10.28 101.2  
  2 100 10.19 10.01 98.2 99.3 ± 1.7
  3   10.73 10.55 98.3  
  1   11.75 11.48 97.7  
  2 120 11.93 11.85 99.3 98.8 ± 0.9
  3   12.38 12.30 99.4