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: 2183

Table of Content: 15 February, 2015; 9(6)

February 2015

In vitro antioxidant action of the crude ethanolic extract from the leaves of Ocotea pulchella (Nees & Mart.) and their fractions

The antioxidant potential of the crude ethanolic (CCE), hexane (HF), chloroform (CLF), ethyl acetate (EAF) and remaining extracts (RF), from the leaves of Ocotea pulchella, was verified using seven antioxidant assays: DPPH (2.2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl), phosphomolybdenum complex, reducing power (prussian blue), lipid peroxidation (TBARs- thiobarbituric acid reactive substances), deoxyribose oxidation and H2O2...

Author(s): Augusto Cesar Rebouças, Cristiane Bezerra da Silva, Luciane Dalarmi, Maislian de Oliveira, Katlin Suellen Rech, Josiane de Fátima Gaspari Dias, Sandra Maria Warumby Zanin,  Vitor Alberto Kerber, Obdulio Gomes Miguel and Marilis Dallarmi Miguel

February 2015

Evaluation of the cicatrizant activity of a semisolid pharmaceutical formulation obtained from Platonia insignis Mart.

The use of natural products for skin treatments has been increased. Mainly, those of topical action incorporated to pharmaceutical forms, since they allow the restoring of skin integrity after possible attacks. In this context, the plant Platonia insignis Mart has been widely used for the treatment of various skin diseases and as wound healing medicine in folk medicine. The aim of this study is to evaluate the wound...

Author(s): Monica Cristiane Soares Mendes, Guilherme Antônio Lopes de Oliveira, Joselma Sousa Lacerda, Luís Mário Rezende Júnior, Mirna Luciano de Gois da Silva, Mayara Ladeira Coêlho, Adriana da Rocha Tomé , Joaquim Soares da Costa Júnior, Alexandre de Barros Falcão Ferraz, Jorge Maurício David and Rivelilson Mendes de Freitas,

February 2015

Simple potentiometry and phenolphthalein-based titrimetric methods of analysis for Lisinopril tablets

A colour indicator-based assay was developed and validated for the quantitative analysis of Lisinopril in tablet in aqueous medium. The proposed procedure involved a reaction between the acidic functional group (COOH) of Lisinopril drug and standardised aqueous sodium hydroxide. The method involved dissolution of powdered Lisinopril tablet in water followed by filtering; the obtained filtrate was titrated with aqueous...

Author(s): Ayodeji W. Olalowo, Olayemi M. Adegbolagun and Oluwayemisi A Bamiro

February 2015

Stability and disinfecting proprieties of the toothbrush rinse of the essential oil of Protium heptaphyllum

Protium heptaphyllum (PH) is rich in essential oil, has anti-inflammatory properties and has no toxic potential. However, data is unavailable about its antiseptic effect against bacteria that cause caries. This study aimed to evaluate the antiseptic effect of the toothbrush rinse of essential oil of PH as well as its chemical stability. The toothbrush rinse was prepared with 1% essential oil of PH. The minimum...

Author(s): Fernanda Endringer Pinto, Otávio Arruda Heringer, Mírian Almeida Silva, Tadeu Uggere Andrade, Juliano Souza Ribeiro, Dominik Lenz, Fernanda Campos Rosetti Lessa and Denise Coutinho Endringer,

February 2015

Mechanically separated fillet and meat nuggets of Nile tilapia treated with homeopathic product

The homeopathic product Homeopatila 100® in the diet of Nile tilapia reduces stress during production and improves the well-being of fish. The objective of this study was to develop nuggets of tilapia fed with Homeopatila 100® and to assess their quality. Physical, chemical, microbiological and sensory analyses were performed on three formulations with 25, 50 and 75% mechanically separated meat (MSM) for each of...

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 R. Pereira and Lauro Vargas