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: 8 December, 2014; 8(45)

December 2014

Drug use pattern in Dessie Referral Hospital, North East Ethiopia

Rational drug use requires that patients receive medication appropriate to their clinical needs, in doses that meet their individual requirements, for adequate period of time and at lowest cost to them and their community. The study was designed to assess rational drug use using World Health Organization (WHO) core drug use indicators in Dessie Referral Hospital, North East Ethiopia. Cross sectional study design was...

Author(s): Berhanu Geresu, Ratheesh Kumar and Yeshiwork Beyene

December 2014

Assessment of free radical scavenging activities of leaves and stem fractions of green leafy vegetables

Green leafy vegetables (GLVs) symbolize a class of low cost, neglected plants that are known to be wealthy spring of natural antioxidants. In the present study, the phytochemical and radical scavenging activities of both stem and leaf fractions of 20 commonly consumed GLVs of tropical India were evaluated using different systems of assays like total antioxidant assay, ferric reducing antioxidant potential (FRAP),...

Author(s): Shanmugaraj Bala Murugan, Ramamoorthy Deepika, Aziz Reshma, Malla Ashwini and Ramalingam Sathishkumar

December 2014

Development, evaluation and quality control of new antidiabetic ayurvedic polyherbal combination

The current study is designed to developed the new polyherbal combinations of emerging medicinal plants Morus alba (Moraceae), Annona squamosa (Annonaceae), Nelumbo nucifera (Nelumbonoceae) and Psidium guajava (Myrtacea) having effective antidiabetic activity with traditionally used medicinal plants. The formulation were also subjected for the determination of quality control parameters like the heavy metal content,...

Author(s): Shikha Srivastava, K. K. Pant and V. K. Lal