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Journal of Spectroscopy
Volume 2013, Article ID 783457, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/783457
Research Article

Simple, Rapid and Sensitive UV-Visible Spectrophotometric Method for Determination of Antidepressant Amitriptyline in Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms

1Department of Chemistry, Government Danveer Tularam College, Utai, Durg, C.G. 490001, India
2Department of Chemistry, Government Nagarjun P.G. Science College, Raipur, C.G. 492001, India
3Department of Chemistry, Government College, Bhanpuri, Bastar, C.G. 494224, India

Received 5 May 2013; Accepted 11 July 2013

Academic Editor: Lahcen Bih

Copyright © 2013 Pankaj Soni et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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