Table 8: Summary of forced degradation results.

Degradation conditionTimeDrug decomposed (%)*% of drug remaining after degradation*Remarks

HCl 1 M at 80°C6 h19.9880.02Degradation
NaOH 1 M at 80°C6 h10.5589.45Degradation
Water hydrolysis (80°C)6 h0.9899.02No degradation
Oxidation by H2O2 (5%), 80°C6 h13.1386.9Degradation
Thermal solid, 80°C24 h1.0998.91Negligible degradation
UV at 220 nmKept in a photostability chamber for 10 days1.4298.58Negligible degradation

 *Mean value of three replicates.