HYPOLIPIDEMIC AND HEPATOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT FRACTIONS OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF MOMORDICA CHARANTIA (LINN.) IN ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC RATS
The study was undertaken to investigate the hypolipidemic and hepatoprotective effects of the different fractions (Petroleum ether, ethyl acetate and chloroform) of methanolic extract of Momordica charantia. The different fractions of extract were administered intraperitoneally as a single dose of 150 mg/kg body weight to alloxan induced diabetic rats and found to reduce blood lipid level (Total c...
This study evaluated the in vitro antioxidant and cytotoxic potential of methanolic extract of the rhizome of Costus speciosus (Zingiberaceae). The different antioxidants assays including total antioxidant activity, DPPH, nitric oxide (NO) scavenging, total phenolic content and flavonoid content were studied. Costus speciosus exhibited potent total antioxidant activity which was expressed as an eq...
Now a days, various routes of administration have been explored for the effective delivery of the drug to the target site. The oral route is considered to be most convenient for the administration of drugs to patients. But it has a serious drawback in conditions where localized delivery of the drug in the colon is required. Colon target aimed mainly because of less enzymatic activity, longer tra...
PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF AEGLE MARMELOS, RUTA GRAVEOLENS, OPUNTIA DELLINI, EUPHORBIA ROYLEANA AND EUPHORBIA ANTIQUORUM
Plants are the local heritage with global importance. World is endowed with a rich wealth of medicinal plants. They represent and alternative treatment of non-serve cases of infections diseases. They are also the essential an integral part in complementary and alternative medicine and due to they which have developed the ability for the formation of various phytochemicals like terpenoids, steroids...
In recent times, focus on plant research has increased all over the world and a large body of evidence has collected to show immense potential of medicinal plants used in various traditional systems. Solanum nigrum (commonly called Makoi) is also a medicinal plant. A dietary intake of Solanum nigrum supplies our body with nutrients that offer protection against numerous diseases. All parts of this...
SIMULTANEOUS ESTIMATION OF MOXIFLOXACIN HCl AND BROMFENAC SODIUM IN EYE DROPS BY SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHODS
Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride is a fluorinated quinolone antibacterial and Bromfenac Sodium is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. The combination formulation is used for the treatment of the reduction of post operative inflammatory conditions of the eye. Three new, simple, accurate and precise UV spectrophotometric methods have been developed and validated for the simultaneous determination of Moxifl...
Despite of tremendous advancement in drug delivery the oral route of drug administration is the most important method of administration of drug for systemic effect. The parenteral route is not routinely used for self administration of medication. It has been known for centuries that buccal and sublingual administration of drug solute is rapidly absorbed into the reticulated vein, which lies undern...
The manufacture of bi-layer tablets, produced by the sequential compaction of loose powder layers has recently become of increased interest within the pharmaceutical industry due to the tailored release profiles of active ingredients that may be obtained. In a bi-layer configuration, the immediate release layer of the bi-layer tablet has worked as the loading dose and the sustained release layer h...
THE EFFICACY OF CUCURBITANE TYPE TRITERPENOIDS, GLYCOSIDES AND PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS ISOLATED FROM MOMORDICA CHARANTIA: A REVIEW
Momordica charantia Linn. which has been used mainly for edible purposes at different countries of the world including South East Asia and has also been extensively used in traditional medicines for the cure of various ailments. M. charantia belongs to the cucurbitaceae family. Extensive research has been carried out on the fruit, leaves, and seeds of the plant. Most importantly, all these researc...
It is well known fact that the right drug delivery system is critical to the success of a pharmaceutical product. A novel drug delivery system creates additional patient benefits that will add new competitive advantages for a drug and, thus, conserve or increase revenue. Chewing gum as drug delivery system holds tremendous potential not only in smoking cessation and oral health care arenas but a...