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 June, 2015; 9(24)

June 2015

Evaluation of analgesic activity by acetic acid and formalin methods in six homeopathic drugs

In this study acetic acid and formalin methods were used to assess analgesic activity in one insect and five plant crude extracts. Aspirin was used as a standard drug in both methods. In acetic acid method, significant inhibitory results were obtained on comparison with control as follows: A. mellifica (300 mg) revealed 21.42% inhibition in 3rd phase. A. mellifica (500 mg) showed significant activity in all the three...

Author(s): Farah-Saeed, Syed Mehboob Alam, Mehjabeen, NoorJahan and Mansoor Ahmad

June 2015

Use of concomitant medication in the treatment of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a life-long disorder that requires continuous pharmacotherapy. About 10 to 30% of patients with schizophrenia show poor response to antipsychotic medication alone, therefore concomitant medication is often used. The rationale for the addition of concomitant medication is often unclear and based on limited evidence. The most frequently prescribed concomitant medications in the treatment of schizophrenia...

Author(s): Frasia Oosthuizen and Johannes Bodenstein