Herein a straightforward approach for the enhancement of the water solubility of common antibiotic and NSAID active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) is presented. The APIs are converted into ionic liquids (API-ILs) and molten salts by combination with the organic superbases TMG, DBU and DBN. The prepared superionic liquids were characterized by 1H and 13C NMR as well as FTIR spectroscopy and elemental analysis. Most products are amorphous non-polymorphic room temperature ionic liquids with very high solubility in water, which may enhance the bioavailability of the API-ILs in comparison with the parent drugs.
- PROTIC IONIC LIQUIDS
- ACTIVE PHARMACEUTICAL INGREDIENTS