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: 2279

Table of Content: 29 December, 2013; 7(48)

December 2013

Clinical consequences of anxiolytics binded to plasma proteins

The binding of anxiolytic drugs to blood proteins is a process brought out by molecular affinity. The process occurs in a reversible form, for that reason such union is regarded as temporal. However, the release or the displacement of the drug from the protein due to the interaction with other drug with the same or greater affinity may lead to serious consequences. The displaced drug does not only produce an increase in...

Author(s): Hugo Juárez Olguín, Liliana Rivera Espinosa and David Calderón Guzmán

December 2013

Review of beneficial and remedial aspects of Cardiospermum halicacabum L.

Eco-friendly and bio-friendly plant based commodities have recently been given consideration for the avoidance and treatment of various human infections including microbial diseases throughout the world. Cardiospermum halicacabum L. belonging to family Sapindaceae is a herbaceous plant, extensively dispersed in tropical and subtropical areas of world. It grows in plains of Africa, America, Bangladesh, India and...

Author(s): Syed Atif Raza, Shahzad Hussain, Humayun Riaz and Sidra Mahmood

December 2013

Lipid-based drug delivery systems (LDDS): Recent advances and applications of lipids in drug delivery

Recently, advances in pharmaceutical research is focused on new delivery systems utilizing new devices to achieve modification of delivery time, targeting, as well as improve the in vivo solubility and hence bioavailability of poorly soluble drugs. Lipid based drug delivery systems (LDDS) consists of diverse group of formulations, each consisting of varying functional and structural properties that are amenable to...

Author(s): Salome Amarachi Chime and Ikechukwu V. Onyishi

December 2013

Bacterial vaginosis: Literature review of treatment options with specific emphasis on non-antibiotic treatment

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a vaginal infection that occurs when the balance of bacteria in the vagina is altered. It is a common condition affecting millions of women. Although the syndrome is curable with standard drugs such as metronidazole and clindamycin, relapse rates are high. Many patients are asymptomatic and recurrence is difficult to differentiate from treatment failure. The infection can have gynaecological...

Author(s): Ilse Truter and Michael Graz