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 January 2016; 10(1)

January 2016

A review on corrective action and preventive action (CAPA)

The primary objective behind corrective action and preventive action (CAPA) in any pharmaceutical or medical device industry is to determine the weakness, deviation or failures and to carry out its investigation with appropriate actions so that such problems are not repeated again. CAPA is also a method in which preventive measures are taken in the beginning itself so that occurrence of any incidence can be prevented....

Author(s): Abhishek Raj

January 2016

A study on the prescription pattern of drugs in Jazan general hospital, KSA

Inappropriate drug prescribing is a global problem affecting the healthcare system. This study was performed to assess the drug prescribing pattern in geriatric, paediatric and obstetrics and gynaecology department. Patient's chances of exposure to poly pharmacy are more, therefore, this study was carried out to find out the rational use of prescribed drugs in Jazan general hospital. A prospective cross sectional...

Author(s): Nakul Gupta, Mohammed M. Safhi, Jameel M. Y. Sumaily, Maryam Nayeem, Syed Mamoon Hussain, Meetu Agarwal and Abdul Hakeem Siddiqui