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 January, 2015; 9(2)

January 2015

Phytochemical profile, antibacterial, antioxidant and cytotoxicity activities of Euphorbia cotinifolia

The aim of this study was to determine the content of phenolic compounds and flavonoids, the antibacterial, antioxidant and cytotoxicity activities of hydroethanolic extracts of root, stem, leaf and fruit of Euphorbia cotinifolia. Phytochemical screening was performed using spectrophotometric methods (phenolic and flavonoid content) and liquid cromatography. The antibacterial activity was determined by agar diffusion...

Author(s): Grazielle Esteves Ribeiro, Natália Maria Noronha, Ingridy Simone Ribeiro, Gabriel de Oliveira Isac Moraes, Marcos José Marques, Marcelo Henrrique dos Santos, Luiz Felipe Leomil Coelho and Jorge Kleber Chavasco

January 2015

Impact of pharmacy residents in pharmaceutical hospital care

The study aimed to identify and analyze drug-related problems (DRP), negative outcomes associated with medication (NOM) and the impact of pharmaceutical performance through interventions by pharmacy residents at the University Hospital of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. This retrospective, cross-sectional single-center study analyzed data registered in Pharmaceutical Intervention forms recorded by pharmacy...

Author(s): Tábitha Raísa Kiselar Aguilera⊃, Vanessa Terezinha Gubert de Matos, Amanda Rodrigues Ganassin and Mônica Cristina Toffoli-Kadri

January 2015

Vanillin reduces intestinal smooth muscle contractility

Vanillin consumption is common within the global population, often as a flavoring agent. Many vanillin-containing drinks claim a soothing effect on the body as a whole with some reports on their benefit in reducing gastrointestinal (GI) upset. In this study, vanillin was investigated for its ability to reduce rat ileal smooth muscle contractility induced by acetylcholine (Ach) and potassium chloride (KCl). A section of...

Author(s): Abuirmeileh, A., Talhouni, A. , Alsalahat, I. and Wadie Abed