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: 2159

Table of Content: 8 December, 2015; 9(45)

December 2015

Solid phase cytometry applied to sterility tests for injecting 0.9% sodium chloride

Sterility tests described in official compendia are carried out by membrane filtration or by direct inoculation into suitable culture media. About 14 days are needed to provide results and release products for sale, so speed is of the essence in rapid microbiological methods. Solid phase cytometry is a fast innovative method for testing the sterility of injectable medications. It is based on the detection of viable...

Author(s): Gisele Badauy Lauria Silva, Cleiton Morais da Silva, Luisa Zaiden Carvalho Martins de Sá, Matheus Lavorenti Rocha, Eric de Sousa Gil, Virgínia Farias Alves and Ieda Maria Sapateiro Torres

December 2015

An approach to increase adverse drug events reports in Mercosur

Risk communication associated with drug use is a critical point in post-marketing surveillance. Therefore, validation of strategies to minimize under-reporting of adverse drug events (ADE) are needed in order to contribute towards good pharmacovigilance practices. The present study aims to validate a multi-faceted educational intervention (MEI) in pharmacovigilance for Mercosur countries and assess its impact on...

Author(s): Fabiana Rossi Varallo, Zully Vera Galván, Marta Vázques and  Patrícia de Carvalho Mastroianni