Table 3: Evaluation result of physicochemical parameter of frusemide calcium alginate micropellets.

Formulation codeMean diameter*Angle of repose (θ)**% Moisture content**Drug entrapment efficiency (%)**LSC (%) with respect to gross wt. of the micropelletsLSC (%) with respect to entrapped drugDisintegration time (min)**
(µm ± SD)

F1 2.2712.367
F2 1.9431.962
F3 1.6771.686
F4 3.3533.549
F5 2.2142.369
F6 1.4291.567
F7 1.8821.956
F8 0.9130.729
F9 0.5940.604>120

Results shown are “mean ± SD,” = 6 for mean diameter; signifies value < 0.01%. **Results shown are “mean ± SD,” .