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, 2018; 12(4)

January 2018

In vitro antimicrobial activity of generic and brand-name Levofloxacin against clinical and ATCC strains E. coli and S. aureus

In vitro antimicrobial activity between generic and brand-name Levofloxacin was evaluated against isolated strains collected in 3 Colombia hospitals: Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli.  Initially, active substance was quantified using the methodologies identified by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) 38 NF 32, chromatographic conditions were validated and standardized. The minimum inhibitory...

Author(s): Carlos Sánchez-Hoyos, Antistio Alviz-Amador and Marlene Duran-Lengua,  

January 2018

Risk factors for, and treatment of, Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: Evidence from the literature

Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are adverse drug reactions. They occur in the form of mild and sometimes severe cutaneous eruptions, with high morbidity and mortality, requiring fast and appropriate diagnosis and treatment. The aim of this study was to describe and discuss the evidence regarding the risk factors, complications and treatment of SJS and TEN in inpatients. The present...

Author(s): Ricardo Eccard da Silva, Alice Garbi Novaes, Leila Bernarda Donato Göttems, and Maria Rita Carvalho Garbi Novaes,