J. Electrochem. Sci. Eng.  

Determination of nevirapine in the presence of cucurbit(7)uril with a gold electrode

Ana E. Esteva, Elías Blanco, Juan J. Piña, Abel I. Balbin, Carmen Quintana, Pedro Hernández

Abstract


The electrochemical oxidation of nevirapine, an anti-HIV drug, at a gold electrode was studied by voltammetric techniques. Nevirapine showed a signal that interfered with a working electrode wave. This interference was solved by the use of cucurbit(7)uril allowing nevirapine to be determined in tablets (80.4 % recovery, presence of stavudine and lamivudine) and urine (98.4 %).


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5599/111

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