Transdermal drug delivery is proving to be superior to the conventional oral delivery of drugs owing to its distinct virtues. But it has got its own limitations as well- inability to transport large molecules, inability to overcome the barrier properties of stratum corneum and many more. Using this route of drug delivery along with novel approaches can help to solve these problems. Formulating the...
EVALUATION OF ANALGESIC AND NEUROPHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF METHANOLIC RHIZOME EXTRACT OF HEDYCHIUM CORONARIUM
This study was aimed to investigate analgesic and neuropharmacological actions of the methanolic extract of rhizomes of Hedychium coronarium. The analgesic activity was evaluated for its central and peripheral pharmacological actions using tail immersion method and acetic acid-induced writhing test in mice respectively. The extract, at the doses of 100, 200 and 400 mg/kg body weight, produced a si...
The nanoemulsion is one of the most efficient dispersed nanosystems of droplet size ranging to submicron size. Nanoemulsion are generally transparent or semi transparent system characterized by high stability. They are characterized by high stability. Submicron droplet size and high surfactant concentration makes it an efficient transdermal delivery vehicle. Research works proves that nanoemulsion...
Hypertension is a common problem facing many peoples today. Although billions of dollars are spent annually for the treatment and detection of cardiovascular disease, current conventional treatments have done little to reduce the number of patients with hypertension. Alternative medicine offers an effective way to decrease the rising number of people with high blood pressure. Research has found a ...
DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF DIFFERENCE SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF FEBUXOSTAT IN TABLETS
A simple, rapid, sensitive and cost effective difference spectrophotometric method have been developed for the determination of Febuxostat in its tablet dosage form. The method is based on the induced spectral changes upon changing the pH of the medium that differ in their UV spectra. Difference spectrum, obtained by keeping Febuxostat in 0.1N NaOH in reference cell and same in 0.1N HCl in sampl...
ANTIRHEUMATOID ACTIVITY OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF PIPER LONGUM ON FREUNDS ADJUVANT-INDUCED ARTHRITIS IN RATS
Aqueous extract of the fruits of the plant Piper longum was studied for their Anti rheumatoid activity in Freunds Adjuvant Induced Arthritis Rats with the dose of 200 and 400 mg/kg p. o. The administration of extract reported significant reduction in paw swelling on 4th, 8th, 14th and 21st day after sub-plenter administration of Complete Freunds adjuvant. The paw swelling was measured as a volume ...
GC/MS ANALYSIS AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF DIETHYL ETHER FRACTION OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT FROM THE STEM BARK OF ANNONA SENEGALENSIS PERS.
The Diethyl ether fraction of the Methanolic extract of Annona senegalensis (Pers) stem bark was prepared in yield of (0.16%). Preparative Thin Layer Chromatography analysis of the fraction resulted in the identification of two spots with antimicrobial activity. Subsequent GC/MS analysis of these spots resulted in the identification of ten components (spot one) and fourteen components (spot two). ...
Most of the new chemical entities coming out from High-throughput screening in drug discovery process are failing due to their poor solubility in the water. Poorly water-soluble drugs show many problems in formulating them in conventional dosage forms. One of the critical problems associated with poorly soluble drugs is too low bioavailability. The problem is even more complex for drugs belonging ...
To evaluate the in vivo antioxidant activity of alcoholic extract of the roots of Rubia cordifolia (RC). Male mice, were exposed, either to a diet containing 40mg/kg body weight of Pb nitrate or combined with Rubia cordifolia for the first period of 40 days, where the animals were sacrificed for oxidative studies. Ingestion of Pb (NO3)2 was significantly decreased RBC count, WBC count, Hb level ...
The present study was undertaken to find out the potential of gum from Almond gum to act as a binder and release retardant in tablet formulations. No significant work has been reported to use it as a tablet binder. The effect of almond gum and pvp on the release of diclofenac sodium was studied. The FT-IR spectroscopic studies of drug, gum and mixture indicated no chemical interaction. Seven formu...