Table 2: Physicochemical parameters of microspheres.

FormulationYield (%)
(X ± SD)
Actual drug content (mg)
(X ± SD)
Theoretical drug content (mg)Drug entrapment efficiency (%)
(X ± SD)
Particle size (μm)
(X ± SD)
Moisture loss (%)

F1 8 5 . 2 ± . 0 9 8 1 7 . 9 8 ± . 1 1 6 66.66 2 6 . 9 7 ± . 1 6 7 3 4 . 5 6 ± . 2 1 3 1.07
F2 8 4 . 0 0 ± . 0 7 8 3 3 . 6 7 ± . 0 1 4 50.02 6 7 . 3 4 ± . 1 7 8 3 8 . 4 3 ± . 2 6 5 1.08
F3 8 1 . 7 6 ± . 1 0 5 2 2 . 4 3 ± . 0 1 8 40.21 5 5 . 7 8 ± . 1 6 1 5 8 . 5 9 ± 1 7 8 2.25
F4 8 4 . 8 ± . 1 4 2 1 7 . 7 9 ± . 0 1 1 33.33 5 3 . 3 7 ± . 1 3 2 4 9 . 6 7 ± . 1 8 9 1.13
F5 7 8 . 8 ± . 1 1 2 1 3 . 8 1 ± . 0 7 8 28.57 4 8 . 3 3 ± . 0 9 6 8 3 . 6 6 ± . 2 0 8 1.22
F6 8 4 . 8 ± . 0 6 9 1 8 . 2 7 ± . 0 6 3 28.21 6 4 . 7 6 ± . 1 8 9 5 6 . 6 4 ± . 2 2 8 1.49
F7 8 8 . 0 8 ± . 1 1 7 1 5 . 3 7 ± . 0 3 5 25.22 6 0 . 9 4 ± . 1 5 4 6 9 . 2 2 ± . 2 5 6 1.43
F8 8 6 . 6 8 ± . 0 9 8 1 5 . 6 9 ± . 0 2 1 26.07 6 0 . 1 8 ± . 0 8 9 7 1 . 3 4 ± . 1 5 9 1.55
F9 8 4 . 0 0 ± . 0 7 8 3 9 . 6 7 ± . 0 1 4 50.02 6 7 . 3 4 ± . 1 7 8 3 4 . 5 6 ± . 2 1 3 1.07
F10 8 6 . 9 0 ± . 0 3 5 2 0 . 8 0 ± . 0 3 2 50.00 4 1 . 6 0 ± . 1 5 3 3 9 . 0 4 ± . 1 9 4 0.89
F11 7 6 . 1 0 ± . 1 6 1 1 4 . 9 1 ± . 0 6 3 51.09 2 9 . 8 2 ± . 1 1 9 4 2 . 3 1 ± . 2 3 1 1.12
F12 8 0 . 5 0 ± . 0 7 3 1 6 . 3 4 ± . 1 2 4 50.00 3 2 . 6 8 ± . 0 9 6 4 8 . 2 1 ± . 1 7 6 1.06

Value represent mean ± SD ( 𝑛 = 3 ).