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: 29 December 2015; 9(48)

December 2015

Efficacy of Tribulus terrestris extract and metformin on fertility indices and oxidative stress of testicular tissue in streptozotocin-induced diabetic male rats

The present study aimed at evaluating the effect of Tribulus terrestris on different parameters of oxidative stress and enzymatic/non-enzymatic antioxidant as well as the number, viability and abnormalities of sperm in testis tissues of male rats after induction of diabetes. The animals were divided into six groups; group I (control) was administered vehicle only, group II was treated with metformin (MET) and...

Author(s): Hend M. Tag, Heba M. A. Abdelazek, Yasmen S. Mahoud and Nahla S. EL-Shenawy

December 2015

Investigating extemporaneous compounding practices in the Polokwane tertiary hospital pharmacies in South Africa - a pilot study

Medicine availability is an important aspect of providing good quality healthcare. Some medicines are available in doses that are not suitable for a specific population group such as children or geriatric patients. Manipulation of the existing medication is undertaken instead. Studies on the practices, frequency and extent of extemporaneous compounding have been undertaken in countries such as New Zealand, Australia,...

Author(s): Euphenia Mathebule Masupye, Fatima Suleman and Thirumala Govender