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: 30 December, 2011; 5(25)

December 2011

Basics of pharmaceutical emulsions: A review

Pharmaceutical preparations for the treatment of skin conditions and skin care are usually supplied in the form of emulsions. This pharmaceutical dosage form is thermodynamically unstable and must be stabilized by the addition of emulsifying agent. Emulsified systems range from lotions having comparatively low viscosity to creams which are more viscous. There are two basic types of emulsions, that is, oil in water (O/W)...

Author(s):  Barkat Ali Khan, Naveed Akhtar, Haji Muhammad Shoaib Khan, Khalid Waseem, Tariq Mahmood, Akhtar Rasul, Muhammad Iqbal and Haroon Khan

December 2011

Alginate microparticles for biodelivery: A review

Transplantation of microencapsulated cells, proteins and bacteria has been proposed as a therapy for a broad variety of diseases as it permits for transplantation by immunoisolation, that is, without unwanted immunosuppression. The immunoisolation technology protects foreign cells against the host immune system by a synthetic film (coat). Microencapsulation offers a mode to enclose bioactive substances within a...

Author(s): Ghulam Murtaza, Amir Waseem, Nisar-ur-Rehman and Izhar Hussain

December 2011

A comprehensive review on Plumbago zeylanica Linn

         The present review aimed to compile up to date and comprehensive information of Plumbago zeylanica with special emphasis on its phytochemistry, various scientifically documented pharmacological activities, traditional and folk medicine uses. Traditional system of medicinal consists of large number of plants with various medicinal and pharmacological uses and hence represents a...

Author(s): Yuvaraj D. Mandavkar and Sunil S. Jalalpure