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 June; 8(24)

June 2014

Pharmacist interventions in managing minor illnesses with non-prescription medicines: A systematic review

This study was carried out to evaluate the outcomes of pharmacist interventions in managing minor illnesses with non-prescription medicines. The Embase, LILACS, PubMed, Scielo, EBSCO and Scopus databases were searched for articles published from 1980 through December, 2010 with the search terms “minor ailments,” “minor illness,” “pharmacist,” “self-medication,”...

Author(s): Chiara Erminia da Rocha, Mônica Lima Bispo, Ana Patrícia Alves Lima Santos and Divaldo Pereira de Lyra Jr.

June 2014

Baccharis dracunculifolia with high levels of phenol compounds reduces blood glucose in healthy human

The present study aimed to analyze the amount of total phenolics compounds in the extract Baccharis dracunculifolia and evaluate glycemia in healthy humans. The study group consisted of 16 healthy individuals, aged 21±1.4 years. The cardiovascular parameters of blood pressure, heart rate and blood glucose was analyzed before and after treatment with or without B. dracunculifolia (20 mg/kg). B. dracunculifolia...

Author(s): Tauana Aparecida de Oliveira, Renan Garcia Michel, André Luiz Snak, Ricardo Aparecido Pereira, Luiz Augusto da Silva, Francini Y. Kagimura, Mário A.A da Cunha, and Carlos Ricardo Maneck Malfatti

June 2014

A review of polyvinyl alcohol derivatives: Promising materials for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications

In recent years, a technological breakthrough in the pharmaceutical and biomedical fields have been reflected in the development of more complex, safe and effective dosage forms to improve the administration, delivery, disposition and stability of drugs, as well as at creating more biocompatible and biodegradable materials. As a result, modified release devices and functional coatings which improve the effectiveness and...

Author(s): Edwin Marin, John Rojas and Yhors Ciro