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: 2205

Table of Content: 15 June, 2016; 10(22)

June 2016

Omega 3-fatty acids, atorvastatin as modulators for inflammatory pattern versus diclofenac in osteoarthritis induced in experimental rats

Antiinflammatory properties of statins and omega-3 fatty acids are well known and documented before. Present work aimed mainly to demonstrate their effects on inflammatory pattern of osteoarthritis (OA) induced in rats. Osteoarthritis was induced by single intraarticular injection of monosodium iodoacetate (MIA) in the right knee joints in a dose level of 24.6 mg/kg body weight. Omega 3 fatty acids and atorvastatin were...

Author(s): Mohammad M. El-Seweidy, Sousou I. A., Sahar E. Elswefy and Mai M. Mashhour

June 2016

Neuropharmacological profile of ethanolic dried seed extract of Persea americana in mice

Persea americana Mill (Lauraceae) is a medicinal plant used traditionally in Nigeria to treat several diseases including malaria, hypertension and febrile convulsions among others. Some of these indications are related to central activity but have not been systematically evaluated. This study investigated the neuropharmacological effects and the acute toxicity profile of the ethanolic dried seed extract of P. americana...

Author(s): Idris Ajayi Oyemitan,, Emmanuel Ojo and Adebola Omowumi Oyedeji