African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2142

Table of Content: 15 August, 2015; 9(30)

August 2015

Household management of acute respiratory infections in children under five years in Kampala Uganda

Acute respiratory tract infections (ARI) are the leading cause of deaths among the under-five children in sub-Saharan Africa. The irrational self-medication of childhood ARIs at households in Uganda delays access to quality healthcare. Limited studies focus on strengthening household management of ARI. This study evaluated the household management of ARI among children under five years of age with ARIs in Kampala,...

Author(s): Kibuule Dan and Kagoya H. Rachel

August 2015

Physical, chemical and microbiological quality of fillets and mechanically separated meat, and sensory evaluation of fillets of Nile Tilapia treated with homeopathic product

Current assay evaluates the physical, chemical and microbiological quality of fillets and mechanically separated meat (MSM) plus the sensory aspects of fillets of the Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) treated with Homeopatila 100®. The moisture, fixed mineral residue, lipid, crude protein, pH, color, water activity (Aw), Staphylococcus coagulase, coliforms were reported at 45°C. Escherichia coli, Salmonella...

Author(s): Denise P. Lima, Mariana M. Fuzinatto, Ana P. Andretto, Graciela L. Braccini, Ricardo H. Mori, Cristiane Canan, Saraspathy N. T. G. de Mendonça, Carlos A. L. de Oliveira, Ricardo P. Ribeiro and Lauro Vargas

August 2015

Effect of aqueous extract of Annona muricata seed on atherogenicity in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Poorly controlled diabetes has been implicated in lipoprotein abnormalities and hypertriglyceridemia in both human and experimental animals, which increase the risk of artherogenicity. The effect of annona muricata seed extract was studied in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats for 30 days in order to evaluate its anti-atherogenic property by investigating lipid profile malondialdehyde and histology of the aorta. The...

Author(s): Agbai E. O., Njoku C. J., Nwanegwo C. O. and Nwafor A.

August 2015

Toxicity of four herbs used in erectile dysfunction;Mondia whiteii,Cola acuminata,Urtica massaica, and Tarenna graveolensin male rats

In Sub-Saharan Africa, herbal medicines are commonly used for prevention or treatment of illnesses, including erectile dysfunction. Contemporary medicines used to manage erectile dysfunction are not only inaccessible to local populations, but also impose significant out-of-pocket expenditure on patients. Herbal medicines offer alternatives for alleviating erectile dysfunction, which has clinical, psychological and...

Author(s): Oloro Joseph , Tanayen Julius Kihdze, Barbra Katusiime, Lawrence Imanirampa, Paul Waako, Francis Bajunirwe and Amon Agaba Ganafa

August 2015

Metabolomic profiling, antioxidant capacity and in vitro anticancer activity of some compositae plants growing in Saudi Arabia

The present study was conducted to evaluate the metabolic profiling, antioxidant capacity and anticancer activities of some common widely grown plants of the family Compositae. The total phenolics, flavonoids, anthocyanins, saponins, total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and 2,2-diphenyl-1picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) assays were determined in the selected plant extracts. In vitro anticancer activity was also assessed using human...

Author(s): Sabry A. El-Naggar, Ibrahim B. Abdel-Farid, Hassan A. Elgebaly and Mousa O. Germoush