Application Brief

HPLC Analysis of Tadalafil Using a Quasar C8 Column in Accordance with the USP


Tadalafil is a drug used in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in blood vessels that supply the lungs) and is also used to treat erectile disfunction (ED) and symptoms of an enlarged prostate. It is on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) list of essential medicines, which serves as a model of the safest and most effective medications needed by a health system. This application brief describes the use of a PerkinElmer Quasar™ C8 column to analyze tadalafil in accordance with the official USP monograph.