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: 2205

Table of Content: 8 July, 2016; 10(25)

July 2016

Pattern of drugs prescribed for treatment of hypertensive patients: Bangladesh

The exponential increase in patients with hypertension puts an enormous burden on healthcare providers. To describe the trends in the prescription of antihypertensive medication in a tertiary care hospital, Bangladesh is the objective of the study. This is a hospital based descriptive cross sectional study conducted at the Medicine outpatient Department in Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Patients more than 20 years of...

Author(s): Md. Jahid Hasan

July 2016

Cubebin and semisynthetic dibenzyl butyrolactone derivatives: Biological activities

Lignans are a group of secondary metabolites with a wide variety of chemical structures, formed by coupling two phenylpropanoid units.  Currently, there is great interest in lignan due to the wide range of biological activities this class of compounds has demonstrated. This review describes the biological activities of cubebin and semi-synthetic derivatives, focusing primarily on Piper cubeba and Zantoxyllum...

Author(s): Pereira C.C. S. S., Perazzo, F. F., Souza G. H. B., Fonseca, F. L. A., and Rosa P. C. P