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: 2209

Table of Content: 8 August, 2016; 10(29)

August 2016

Eye drops prescription pattern in patients with glaucoma

Glaucoma is a major public health problem, being the leading cause of irreversible visual impairment worldwide. In most cases, glaucoma is associated with intraocular pressure (IOP) levels that are above those considered normal (IOP ≥ 21 mmHg). The aim of the present work is to describe the pattern of eye drops prescription in patients with glaucoma in the state of Sergipe, Brazil. A descriptive cross-sectional study...

Author(s): Carlos Adriano Santos Souza, Caique Brito Rezende, Chiara Erminia da Rocha, Vinicius Cunha Gois, Divaldo Pereira de Lyra Júnior and Francilene Amaral da Silva

August 2016

Preclinical evaluation of repeated dose toxicity and anxiolytic activity of monoterpene R - (+) – limonene via inhalation

R - (+) - limonene is a monoterpene found in several plant species. Studies have shown that plants that have this compound has anxiolytic activity. This study aimed to investigate the anxiolytic and toxicological activity in rats after inhalation of R - (+) - limonene for 30 min. For the anxiety tests using Elevated Plus Maze (EPM), concentrations of 1.0, 2.5 and 5.0% were determined. From the results, it was observed...

Author(s): Mateus Feitosa Alves, Vanessa Feitosa Alves, Josué do Amaral Ramalho, Guilherme Eduardo Nunes Dias, Kardilândia Mendes de Oliveira, Andressa Brito Lira, Sócrates Golzio dos Santos, Reinaldo Nóbrega de Almeida and Margareth de Fátima Formiga Melo Diniz

August 2016

Toxicogenetic biomonitoring of workers to the ionizing radiation

Occupational exposure to ionizing radiation (IR) can cause systemic acute and chronic effects on human health, including genetic instability that may be etiology of various diseases, including cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the possible toxicogenetic  changes in haematological and biochemical parameters, and cytogenetic biomarkers (micronuclei and nuclear abnormalities) indicators of mutagenicity and...

Author(s): Ronald Gerard Silva, Md. Torequl Islam, Ricardo Melo de Carvalho, Marcus Vinícius Oliveira Barros Alencar, Antonio Luiz Gomes Júnior, Rai Pablo Sousa de Aguiar, Ana Maria Oliveira Ferreira da Mata, João Marcelo de Castro e Sousa, Márcia Fernanda Correia Jardim Paz, Paulo Michel Pinheiro Ferreira, Sandra Maria Mendes de Moura Dantas, Ana Amélia de Carvalho Melo-Cavalcante, and Jaqueline Nascimento Picada