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: 2184

Table of Content: 22 January, 2013; 7(3)

January 2013

Historical overview of pharmaceutical education in Bulgaria

A survey of the pharmaceutical education in Bulgaria is performed, analyzing written records of various origin and content. Written documents are reviewed separately in chronological order. They all seem to lend support to the conclusion that the development of pharmaceutical education is following the historical circumstances. Relatively strong is the impact of West-European pharmaceutical education traditions in the...

Author(s): V. Petkova, M. Manova, M. Dimitrov, G. Petrova and N. Lambov

January 2013

Antiphospholipid antibodies in acute cardiac attacks

Cardiovascular diseases have prevailed all over the world in the last few decades. Mortality and morbidity rates due to myocardial infarction (MI) and angina pectoris (AP) increased and affect younger ages in the present days. There are very few studies that have been carried out to define the prevalence of antiphospholipids (APLs) as a marker to help the people at risk in Saudi Arabia. The objective of our study was to...

Author(s): Abdul Rahman S. Al-Ajlan

January 2013

Detection and typing of human papillomavirus (HPV) in condyloma acuminatum and bowenoid papulosis HybriBio HPV GenoArray test kit, real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and sequencing

A new method using HybriBio HPV GenoArray test kit was developed for detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) in anogenital non-tumor diseases, which was compared with the real-time PCR, and sequencing for specificity and sensitivity. All initial validation studies with the control DNA proved to be type-specific. Tissue specimens were obtained from 66 patients with external genital condylomata acuminate (n =...

Author(s): Juan Du, Xiaonian Lu, Jun Liang, Yongsheng Yang, Jinran Lin, Xiaohua Zhu and Jinhua Xu

January 2013

Retrospective analysis of medication for 508 cases of type II diabetes patients

The aim of this study was to investigate the medication status of 508 patients with type IIdiabetes admitted to Huashan Hospital, and to guide their clinical medication. The data of the 508 patients with type II diabetes who were admitted to Huashan Hospital between July, 2010 and December, 2010 were collected and analyzed. In 508...

Author(s): Xiao-lan Zhou, Yuan-xi Gu and Jing-wen Gu

January 2013

Relaxation versus diffusion on the diclofenac sodium release from matrix tablets containing hydroxypropylmethylcellulose and/or chitosan

Different formulations of diclofenac sodium (DS) containing hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC) and/or chitosan were prepared, with a view to appraise the effect of the said polymers on the drug release behaviour from matrix tablets prepared by the direct compression method. The tablets were tested for different assays, including swelling and release performance. Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and Raman...

Author(s): Manuel Londa Vueba,, Luís A. E. Batista de Carvalho and Maria Eugénia Pina