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, 2016; 10(24)

June 2016

Medication use history in patients admitted to a teaching hospital: A cross-sectional study

Although the literature shows several studies on medication safety, there are few Latin American studies describing aspects in the practice of medication reconciliation carried out by pharmacists in the admission process. This study aimed to describe the acquisition of medication use history of patients during admission, and to characterize the unintentional discrepancies in their pharmacotherapy in a Brazilian teaching...

Author(s): Carina Carvalho Silvestre, Lincoln Marques Cavalcante Santos, Rafaella de Oliveira Santos Silva, Genival Araújo dos Santos Júnior, Alfredo Dias Oliveira-Filho, Iza Maria Fraga Lobo and Divaldo Pereira de Lyra Júnior

June 2016

Difficulties in antifungal therapy with amphotericin B and the continuous search for new formulations: A literature review

Despite advances in the research on new antifungal agents, Amphotericin B (AmB) is still considered as the antifungal of choice for treating most systemic mycoses due to its potency and broad-spectrum action. However, this drug has limited use because of its toxic effects on kidneys, liver and blood. The search for new and safe formulations of AmB is essential because of the emergence of antifungal resistance to other...

Author(s): Ketllyn S. Voncik, Bárbara Luisa Fermino, Nathália C. S. Cardoso, Raissa H. de Mattos, Eliz C. P. Pinto, Jheneffer Deydre Ignachewski, Emerson Carraro, Guilherme B. L. de Freitas, Weber C. F. N.da Silva and Juliana S. Bonini