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: September 2008; 2(7)

September 2008

Phytochemical screening and antibacterial evaluation of the leaf and root extracts of Cassia alata Linn.

Phytochemical screening of the leaves and roots of Cassia alata (Linn) revealed the presence of some bioactive components, which have been linked to antimicrobial properties. The effects of water, methanol and chloroform extracts on some pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus pyogenes, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Proteus mirabilis showed that the...

Author(s): El-Mahmood, A. M. and Doughari, J. H.

  • Article Number: BE0454632559

September 2008

Effects of plants and medicinal plant combinations as anti-infectives

The ascendancy of the Human Immuno Deficiency virus (HIV) has spurred intensive investigation into plant derivatives, which may be effective, especially for use in underdeveloped nations with little access to expensive western medicines. This review describes mostly the current state of ant microbial substances of plant origin ranging from extracts commonly in use, largely by the community, to substances being...

Author(s): Ramesh, Putheti and Okigbo, R. N 

  • Article Number: D8DBB1632577

September 2008

Analytical study for the charge-Transfer complexes of gabapentin

Studies were carried out, for the first time, to investigate the charge-transfer reactions ofgabapentin as n-electron donor with the σ-acceptor: iodine and various π-acceptors: 7,7,8,8-tetracyanoquino-dimethane (TCNQ), 2,3-dichloro-5,6-dicyano-1,4-benzoquinone (DDQ), 2,5-dichloro-3,6-dihydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone (chloranilic acid, pCA), tetracyanoethylene (TCNE) and 2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-1,4-benzoquinone...

Author(s): Hesham Salem

  • Article Number: E8CB3E132585

September 2008

Adherence of HIV/AIDS patients to antiretroviral therapy in a tertiary health facility in Benin City

Adherence to ART is a major predictor of the success of HIV/AIDS treatment.  We assessed adherence to ART in Benin City and identified the contributing factors. In a prospective study, we evaluated adherence to ART among 125 outpatients in University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City using self-reporting and pill counting methods and determined the predictors using bivariate...

Author(s): Patrick O Erah and John E Arute

  • Article Number: 077C55732593