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: 29 January, 2017; 11(4)

January 2017

Impact of liraglutide versus atorvastatin on cardiovascular changes in rat model of adenine induced chronic renal failure

The prevalence of cardiovascular changes markedly increases with deterioration of patient's renal function and can stack up 65 to 70% in end-stage renal disease. A rapid fall in renal function is often associated with uncontrolled congestive heart failure. Beyond their lipid-lowering effect, statins have been shown to protect the heart in different diseases. Liraglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue,...

Author(s): Ahmed Shata, Elsayed A. Elmorsy, Basem H. El-Esawy, and Nermeen M.Faheem

January 2017

Use of phytoterapics and medicines without professional prescription in a municipality Potiguar, Brazil

The use of herbal medicines or drugs without professional prescription is a recurrent practice in several regions of Brazil. This action generates risks to the user, such as intoxication, masking of disease symptoms and important pharmacological interactions. The objective of this study was to analyze the profile of phytotherapeutic and drug use, without professional prescription, among residents of the municipality of...

Author(s): Dany Gerard Kramer, Mendes Luis Henrique Dantas, Araújo Edilane Rodrigues Dantas, Costa Larissa Pinheiro, Souza Amanda Ariel de Araújo, Silva Janaina Paula Costa da, Oliveira Franklin Learcton Bezerra de