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: 2142

Table of Content: 29 May, 2015; 9(20)

May 2015

Evaluation of the prescription pattern of antihypertensive agents in a tertiary health institution in Nigeria

Hypertension is a cardiovascular disease with  high morbidity and mortality. Effective blood pressure control can be achieved in patients with lifestyle modifications and by the use of antihypertensive agents. The objective of this study was to determine the prescribing pattern of antihypertensive medications in a tertiary health institution in South-Eastern Nigeria and also to determine the prescribers’...

Author(s): Amara L. Nwaka, Sunday O. Nduka, Uduma E. Osonwa, Anetoh Maureen, Uzodinma U. Samuel and Grace N. Ele

May 2015

Isolation and antimicrobial efficacy tests of Bergenia ciliate using in vitro models

Antimicrobial activities of five compounds isolated from ethyl acetate fractions of Bergenia ciliate were investigated. All compounds exhibited antimicrobial efficacy on the tested microorganisms, that included two human Gram-positive bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus and Micrococcus luteus) and four Gram-negative ones (Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterobacter cloacae, and Klebsiella Pneumonia). Compound 1...

Author(s): Farman Khan, Syed Badshah, Wang Zhao, Runguo Wang and Shafiullah Khan,