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 September, 2014; 8(36)

September 2014

The role of beta 2 – agonists in improving exercise response in hypertensive patients

  The hypothesis that celiprolol, a -1 adrenoceptor antagonist with the ancillary property of -2 mediated vasodilation, would increase blood flow to active muscles during exercise and result in less impairment of exercise performance, compared with the -1 antagonist atenolol was tested. After an initial 3 weeks washout phase, 11 untrained hypertensive men participated in a 6 week crossover study of the two...

Author(s):   Adesola, Adefemi Muritala  

September 2014

Prevalence of medication use among low risk pregnant women: A drug utilization study

  This study aimed to characterize the profile of medication consumption by low risk pregnant women and to correlate it with sociodemographic characteristics of this population. A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted in the Reference Center of Women's Health in the Brazilian municipality of Ribeirão Preto. This study included women which were at least in the 32nd week of the gestation...

Author(s):   Andrea Fontoura, Lorena R. Ayres, Michelly Martins-Nagai, Nathalie L. S. Dewulf, Vania dos Santos, Edson Z. Martinez and Leonardo R. L. Pereira

September 2014

Determination of some mineral and heavy metals in Saudi Arabia popular herbal drugs using modern techniques

  The contents of 22 essential mineral elements and trace, heavy and toxic metals in 14 herbal drugs collected from the local markets of the western province of Saudi Arabia have been determined. All investigated elements were detected using inductively coupled plasma–atomic emission spectrometer (ICP-AES) after pretreatment of the tested samples with microwave digestion system. The levels of the most...

Author(s):   Ibrahim A. Maghrabi