Tomonobu Uchino

Tomonobu Uchino
University of Shizuoka · Department of Clinical Pharmacy

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Publications (41)
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A granulation method using a planetary centrifugal mixer, called planetary centrifugal granulation, has been developed for small-scale production, such as extemporaneous preparation in pharmacies. Although the impact of its operational parameters on granulation is described, the scale effect has not been investigated. Therefore, we aimed to reveal...
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Objectives Manipulation of tablets or capsules is frequently carried out in pharmacies to regulate doses for personalised therapy. We proposed the use of reconstructed granules as a suitable, flexible dosage form and developed an on-site granulation method using a compounding mixer. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the feasibility of small-...
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Studies on the effectiveness of substances such as drugs and cosmetics that act on the skin require structural evidence at the molecular level in the stratum corneum to clarify their interaction with intercellular lipid and soft keratin. For this purpose, when applying the substances to the stratum corneum X-ray diffraction experiment is one of the...
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Dantrolene capsule, an effective therapeutic agent for the treatment of spasticity, is administered to children who cannot swallow the capsule after reformulation into a powder. The powdered drug can alter the specified dosage and it is also difficult to dispense the powdered formulation because of its bulky and sticky nature. To resolve these prob...
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The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate novel polyglycerol fatty acid ester (PGFE)-based nanoparticles (NPs) for the dermal delivery of tocopherol acetate (TA). TA-loaded PGFE-based NPs (PGFE-NPs) were prepared by mixing PGFE, soya phosphatidylcholine, dimyristoylphosphatidylglycerol, and TA with film using the film rehydration and extrus...
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PurposeErlotinib, an inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase, causes skin disorders such as dry skin, which impairs the skin barrier function. Stratum corneum (SC) lipids play an important role in skin barrier function; therefore, this study aimed to investigate the relationship between erlotinib-related dry skin and chang...
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A concise spherical granulation method is required to prepare extemporaneously granules remanufactured from oral dosage forms for administration to individuals who cannot swallow tablets or capsules. In this study, we determined the feasibility of spherical granulation using a planetary centrifugal mixer. A model formulation, 20% ibuprofen (IBP) gr...
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Background and aim: Since the pharmacological effects of diclofenac (DF) are short-lived because of its short half-life, prolongation of the pharmacological effect in a topical formulation is needed for more appropriate clinical use. For the enhancement of dermal accumulation and prolongation of the pharmacological effect of drugs, the aim of this...
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In this symposium, we present a novel breathable protective ointment (BPO) formulation developed at the University of Shizuoka for the prevention of moisture-associated skin damage (MASD) intended for use in healthcare settings. MASD occurs when moisture is in constant contact with the skin for prolonged periods of time, causing degradation of the...
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The low-dose mixing efficiency of planetary centrifugal mixer (PCM) was evaluated by measuring content uniformity of processed mixtures (coefficient of variant; CV%). Atropine sulfate and crystalline lactose were mixed under various conditions, rotation speed (1000–2000 rpm), revolution speed (600–1200 rpm), filling rate (25, 50, 75 v/v%), and drug...
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The mechanism underlying the skin permeation of flurbiprofen (FLU)-loaded, glyceryl monooleyl ether-based liquid crystalline nanoparticles (LCNs) with a hexagonal structure was examined by synchrotron X-ray diffraction and confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM). Fluorescent-labeled, FLU-loaded LCNs were prepared using coumarin 6 and rhodamine B...
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Phospholipid nanoparticles (PNs) encapsulating vitamin C and E derivatives, 3-O-cetyl ascorbic acid (CA) and tocopherol acetate (TA), respectively, were examined using the film rehydration and extrusion method. PN formulations (TA-Cassome) were prepared by mixing CA, soya phosphatidylcholine (Soya PC), sodium cholate, and TA at a molar ratio of 20/...
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Background The aim of this study was to investigate whether the lamellar and lateral structure of intercellular lipid of stratum corneum (SC) can be evaluated from millimeter‐sized SC (MSC) by X‐ray diffraction. Materials and Methods A 12 mm × 12 mm SC sheet from hairless mouse was divided into 16 pieces measuring 3 mm × 3 mm square. From another...
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Tocopheryl phosphoric acid (TPA, a hydrophilic vitamin E derivative) loaded liposome and glycerin containing phospholipid nanoparticles (GPLNP) were prepared using the film rehydration and extrusion method. Nanoparticle formulations were evaluated for size, zeta potential, and in vitro permeation across hairless mouse skin, and ³¹P NMR spectral ana...
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Objective: In this study, we aimed to investigate the immunogenicity of protein aggregates of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), generated by forced shaking stress with siliconized and nonsiliconized syringes in a mouse model. Methods: Samples were filled in siliconized and nonsiliconized syringes with shaking and headspace air. Characterization stud...
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Topical medications, such as ointments, creams, and lotions, are frequently used for dermatological treatments. In clinical situations, improper use of topical medications might often be observed. First of all, changes to topical generic medication from an innovator might induce a change in release of the main compound and thus clinical efficacy. N...
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The release profiles of fluorescein isothiocyanate-dextran (FD) at various molecular weights (20–500 kDa) and the swelling behaviors of polyelectrolyte complex-forming tablets were investigated. Four types of tablets were prepared using different combinations of the following chemicals: carboxymethyl dextran (CMD), dextran sulfate (DS), 2-diethylam...
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We evaluated the interaction between human stratum corneum (SC) and surfactant-based rigid or elastic vesicles during permeation using synchrotron X-ray diffraction to obtain the mechanism action of surfactant-based vesicles for enhanced skin permeation. The effects of vesicle elasticity on the interaction with SC were also investigated. Changes in...
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Scientific approaches for dispensation are important for the quality and efficacy of drug treatments. Therefore, for the dispensation of powdered medicines, we have developed a powder blending method using a planetary centrifugal mixer (PCM) to replace the empirical manual method involving a mortar and pestle. The aim of this study was to optimize...
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The aim of this study was to characterize protein aggregation during reconstitution of a highly concentrated solution of lyophilized L-asparaginase (L-ASP). The effect of the preparation method on L-ASP aggregation using siliconized or non-siliconized syringes and the effect of storage after preparation were evaluated by far-UV circular dichroism s...
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Purpose: Extemporaneous compounding is an important part of pharmacy practice, and should be standardized and sophisticated to ensure the quality of the compounded preparations. Recently, we applied a planetary centrifugal mixer (PCM) to powder blending, which has attracted interest for its small scale and lack of contamination. In this study, we...
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Liquid crystalline nanoparticles (LCNs) were prepared using glyceryl monooleyl ether (GME) by the modified film rehydration method. Hydrogenated lecithin (HL), 1,3-butylene glycol (1,3-BG), and Poloxamer 407 were used as additives. The prepared LCN formulations were evaluated based on particle size, small-angle X-ray diffraction (SAXS) analysis, (1...
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Goreisan suppository is prepared as a hospital preparation, and successfully used for the treatment of diarrhea and vomiting in young children with common cold. While clinical efficacy of the suppository has been reported, few studies have been carried out to clarify the preparation procedure and pharmacokinetics of the suppository. In this study,...
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The formulation characteristics of 6 brands of enteric-coated aspirin tablets under unpackaged conditions at 40°C and 60°C for 4 weeks were analyzed. Appearance, salicylic acid content, dissolution rates, and surface properties (by Raman microscopy) were evaluated to determine stability data, taking into account the clinical use of generic drugs. N...
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We developed a color difference signal method to evaluate the degree of blending powdered medicines in pharmacies. In the method, the degree of blending is expressed as the relative standard deviation of the color difference signal value (Cb or Cr) of the YCbCr color space after digital photos of the blended medicines are analyzed by image processi...
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On dispensing powdered antineoplastic medicines, it is important to prevent cross-contamination and environmental exposure. Recently, we developed a method for blending powdered medicine in a disposable ointment container using a planetary centrifugal mixer. The disposable container prevents cross-contamination. In addition, environmental exposure...
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In the dispensing process, powdered medicines are often blended with diluents or different kinds of powder. With blending, the mass percent of the medicine in the mixture is unknown until the active pharmaceutical ingredient is determined with techniques such as spectroscopy and chromatography. However, pharmacists need to confirm the exact blendin...
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We examined the stability and release profiles of dexamethasone dipropionate (DDP) from admixtures by using an innovator ointment (Methaderm [IM]), two generic ointments (Promethasone [GP] and Mainvate [GM]), and a heparinoid ointment. The admixtures were prepared using a spatula and an ointment slab and were stored at room temperature. Microscopic...
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Flurbiprofen loaded rigid and elastic vesicles comprising the bilayer-forming surfactant sucrose-ester laurate were prepared by the film rehydration and extrusion method. The charge-inducing agent sodium dodecyl sulfate, and the micelle-forming surfactants, sorbitan monolaurate, polyethylene glycol monolaurate, and polysorbate 20, were used to enha...
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We introduced the application of a planetary centrifugal mixer to dispensing powdered medicines to prevent from individual variation in the skills of pharmacists with a manual blending. The blending performance of the mixer was explored in terms of four operational variables, namely, operation speed (400-1000 rpm), operation time (10-60 s), chargin...
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Objective: Applied heat to dermatologic preparations influences the medicine’s performance, such as drug release rate and drug absorption. However, there is little information concerning the performance of non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug plasters at high temperature. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the effect of heat on drug dissolution...
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PURPOSE: To determine the effect of elasticity on the skin permeation of ketoprofen from surfactant-based vesicular formulations and elastic liposomes. METHODS: Ketoprofen loaded surfactant-based vesicles and elastic liposomes were prepared by sonication. Citric buffer (at pH 3.0) was used as rehydration buffer. Characterization studies of the prep...
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We evaluated the particle state change in emulsion admixtures using in situ flow particle imaging analysis (FPIA). Ropion® intravenous (flurbiprofen axetil: Ropion®) served as the model emulsion formulation. A binary mixture of Ropion® and normal saline (NS), and a ternary admixture of Ropion®, NS, and Gaster® injection (famotidine: Gaster®) or Pri...
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Characterization and release profiles of commercial dexamethasone dipropionate (DDP) from an innovator and 2 generic ointments (Methaderm (IM), Promethasone (GP), and Mainvate (GM)) and their admixtures with heparinoid ointment (Hirudoid Soft) were investigated. The admixtures were prepared using 2 mixing methods (slab or rotation/revolution mixer)...
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Marketing authorization holders do not disclose any information on the pharmaceutical properties of overthecounter drugs (OTC).When a drug is switched from a prescription drug to OTC, pharmacists can acquire that information from the corresponding ethical drug (ED) through the package insert, interview form, and so on. However, the pharmaceutical e...
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Ketorolac loaded rigid and elastic vesicles were prepared by sonication and the physicochemical properties of the drug loaded-vesicle formulations were examined. Rigid and elastic vesicles were prepared from the double chain surfactant sucrose-ester laurate (L-595) and the single chain surfactant octaoxyethylene-laurate ester (PEG-8-L). Sulfosuccin...
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Marketing authorization holders do not disclose any information on the pharmaceutical properties of over-the-counter drugs (OTC). When a drug is switched from a prescription drug to OTC, pharmacists can acquire that information from the corresponding ethical drug (ED) through the package insert, interview form, and so on. However, the pharmaceutica...
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Solid dispersions of spironolactone (SPI) with porous silica (Sylysia 730 and Sylysia 350) were prepared by the solvent method. The physicochemical properties of the prepared solid dispersions were evaluated by powder X-ray diffractometry (PXRD), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and atomic force microscop...
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The inclusion compounds of linear amylose and salicylic acid analogues preparedby sealed-heating were evaluated by using powder X-ray diffraction and infraredspectroscopy. Sealed-heating of amylose and either salicylamide or benzoic acidinduced the amylose structural change from the 61- to the 71-helix structure, while sealed-heating with o-toluic...
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When a mixture of linear amylose (AS200) and2-naphthol was heated in a glass ampoule above60 circC, an inclusion compound was formed. Theinclusion formation accompanied the structural changeof AS200 from a 61-helix to a 71-helix. Fromthe UV determination, one 2-naphthol molecule could beincluded per one 71-helical turn of amylose. It was found that...

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