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Table 1 Formulation for the different gels used to make suppositories for the focus group discussion

From: Qualitative exploration of intrinsic and extrinsic factors that influence acceptability of semisoft vaginal suppositories

Firmness levels Total carrageenan (% w/v) Kappa (%) Iota (%) KCl (M) Storage modulus (G’)(Pa) Melting temperature (°C)
1 1 10 90 0.06 250 45
2 1 70 30 0.05 2500 53
3 a 2 50 50 0.1 12,500 58
4 3 100 0 0.025 25,000 66
5 5 100 0 0.05 125,000 68
  1. a Formulation used to prepare samples for the size and shape tray