Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
Start Year: 2007
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https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4885[Article Number: 908433856065]
A more sensitive and accurate high-performance liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry (HPLC-ESI-MS) method has been developed and validated simultaneously for analysis of three analytes. The method is sensitive, enough for the study of analyte pharmacokinetics and metabolic pathways of drugs. The current method includes a simple reversed-phase Liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4867[Article Number: 15EB1F555857]
In vitro antimicrobial activity between generic and brand-name Levofloxacin was evaluated against isolated strains collected in 3 Colombia hospitals: Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli. Initially, active substance was quantified using the methodologies identified by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) 38 NF 32, chromatographic conditions were validated and standardized. The minimum inhibitory... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4873[Article Number: DA8223755873]
Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are adverse drug reactions. They occur in the form of mild and sometimes severe cutaneous eruptions, with high morbidity and mortality, requiring fast and appropriate diagnosis and treatment. The aim of this study was to describe and discuss the evidence regarding the risk factors, complications and treatment of SJS and TEN in inpatients. The present... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4878[Article Number: 256B39C55838]
The prevalence of metabolic disorders such as diabetes among population is of increasing concern worldwide. Sudan is a developing country, where several areas frequently depend on folk medicine. Several herbal preparations have been used in folklore practice in Sudan for the management of diabetes with claims asserting their hypoglycemic effect. Basic research relating to these plants are reviewed in this paper with the... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4860[Article Number: 7B7C12355849]
There are reports of the presence of vasodilatory alkaloids in Heimia salicifolia extracts. The action mechanisms of the potential antihypertensive effect of such alkaloids have not however, been elucidated. The objective of the present study was to corroborate the antihypertensive and vasorelaxant activities of the isolated alkaloids from H. salicifolia, and to characterize their vasorelaxant actions. A chloroform... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4880[Article Number: 5E52FB555770]
It is well documented that caffeine is the world's most widely consumed drug with its main source found in coffee. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), diabetes and obesity are major health problems. Caffeine is attested as a potential drug for treating obesity, hepatic fibrosis, and preventing or delaying diabetes. The aim of this work is to evaluate the caffeine content of the Arabian coffee in comparison to... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4869[Article Number: E14B77655630]
Sulfated polysaccharides extracted from marine algae and bacteria constitute an important class of biomacromolecules as they are characterized by biocompatibility, biodegradability and low immunogenicity. Recent advances in bionanotechnology are attributed to identification of marine sulfated polysaccharides of unique composition and functional properties. Promising results obtained so far justify the need for... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4868[Article Number: 111281155633]
Syzygium cumini L. Skeels (Myrtaceae) commonly known as jambolan is used as traditional medicine to treat gastrointestinal disorders in children in Brazil. This work is one of the first to evaluate the antidiarrhoeal and antispasmodic activity of the standardized extract of S. cumini leaves (HESc) in experimental models in vitro and in vivo rodents. Mice pre-treated with HESc (100, 250 and 1000 mg/kg) and atropine (1.0... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4870[Article Number: 1E143CA55607]
Malaria is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in many developing tropical countries, particularly in children and pregnant women. With growing concerns about the development of resistance to current antimalarial drugs, herbal alternatives may provide significant and sustainable treatment options in affected regions. This review aimed at providing an updated overview of available data on Herbal Medicinal Products... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4871[Article Number: 82EDE8255250]
The quality of botanicals has been reported to be influenced by their places of cultivation. Although, ginger remains a common health remedy both in Ghana and China, no comparative study exists to the best of the authors’ knowledge, on the anti-inflammatory properties of ginger from these two countries. The aim of this study was to comparatively assess the anti-inflammatory effect of the methanolic extracts of... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4864[Article Number: 04E53A867111]
Alstonia boonei De Wild is a medicinal plant commonly found in West African and is popularly known as God's tree. The plant parts have been traditionally used as a painkiller, antimicrobial, antimalarial and antidiabetic which have also been proved scientifically. Previous studies revealed little information on phytochemcial components of A. boonei. The present work aims at investigating and comparing the chemical... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.4851/AJPP2017.4851[Article Number: 3FF369F67097]
Our objective was to assess in vivo antioxidative potential of 5,7,4'-trihydroxyflavone-7-O-(6''-O-[E]-coumaroyl)-β-glucopyranoside (TFGN) isolated from Panzeria alaschanica in a diabetic rat model. The diabetes and the following oxidative stress were induced by intraperitoneal administration of streptozotocin. The effects of TPGN (60 mg/kg) on the plasma concentration of malondialdehyde (MDA) and... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.2970/AJPP2013.2970[Article Number: 74485E367102]
In the present study, the crude methanolic and its succeeding solvent fractions of the whole plant of Viola betonicifolia were investigated for its diuretic, insecticidal and leishmanicidal profile. The methanolic and n-hexane fractions were screened (at the dose of 200, 300 and 400 mg/kg intraperitoneally [i.p.]) for diuretic effects on BALB/c mice. The methanolic extract demonstrated a weak, but not statistically... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4837[Article Number: 2CEF70566993]
Cassia sieberiana DC. (Caesalpiniaceae), Guiera senegalensis JF. Gmel (Combretaceae) and Excoecaria grahamii (Hochst) Pax. (Euphorbiaceae) are used in traditional medicine in Burkina Faso to treat gastro-intestinal parasites. Standard methods were used for phytochemical screening and to evaluate the in vitro anthelmintic activity of the aqueous extracts of the three (3) plants using the egg hatch test against Haemonchus... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2015.4453[Article Number: 618051266995]
Artemisia parviflora Roxb.(Asteraceae) has medicinal properties. This study evaluates the gastroprotective potential of A. parviflora seeds against aspirin induced ulcers in albino rabbits.Thirty-six rabbits were randomly divided into 6 equal groups (n = 6). Group 1 was control; group 2 received aspirin for 14 days; group 3 received omeprazole + aspirin for 14 days; groups 4, 5, and 6 received A. parviflora seed powder... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4830[Article Number: 9AED58766988]
Diabetes mellitus is becoming an increasing concern all over the world and such people especially in some communities have used medicinal plants to treat diabetes and its complications. This investigation aimed to examine the hypoglycemic potential of the methanol extract of Fleurya aestuans leaves in normal and alloxan induced diabetic rats. Thirty five Wistar albino rats were grouped into seven different groups of... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2016.4563[Article Number: AEF8B9E66990]
This study evaluated the toxic changes that may accompany treatment of diabetes with Phragmanthera incana, a mistletoe species growing on two plant hosts [Cola nitida (Kolanut; PICN) and Theobroma cacao (Cocoa; PITC)]. The toxic potential of this treatment regimen was evaluated using the effect of the extracts PICN and PITC on the haematology and serum chemistry of the diabetic rats. Alloxan-induced diabetic rats were... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4846[Article Number: CD323DE66946]
Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) analysis and antioxidants activity of phytochemical constituents from ethyl acetate fraction of Vernonia calvoana (V.C) was evaluated. The fraction was subjected to GC–MS analysis using 5% diphenyl 95% dimethylpolysiloxane (30 m × 0.25 mm ID × 0.25 µm film thickness), the compounds were separated and identified by Turbo gold mass detector. The... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4835[Article Number: 389C1FE66758]
Bryophyllum pinnatum is a known herb found in the tropical region of Africa and other parts of the world. In this study, the ethanol extract of the plant was investigated for possible anti-diabetic effect on alloxan induced hyperglycaemic wistar albino rats. Phytochemical studies revealed that Flavonoids and alkaloids were highly abundant compared to steroids and terpenoids which were slightly present while glycosides... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2017.4848[Article Number: DB6D10566641]
The teaching model based on objective, measurable, and linear knowledge no longer seems to be the most appropriate, given the new responsibilities of pharmacists, who should focus their practices on patient care. The objective of the present study was to analyze students' perception about preparedness to pharmacy practice and to patient-centered care, and identify experiential training barriers Two discussion groups... Read more.
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