NATURE AND CAUSE OF TAKING PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL HEALTH SURVEY IN NORTHERN REGIONS OF BANGLADESH
A health study was conducted in Northern Region of Bangladesh to determine the prevalence and cause of taking psychotropic drugs. The health survey was involved 615 patients who are taking psychotropic drugs and found 63.58% patient is male and 36.42% is female. The majority of patients are student (45.65%), housewife (19.02%) and service holder (13.33%). The age of patients is 15 - 24 years 35.93...
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women. PCOS varies from a mild menstrual disorder to severe disturbance of reproductive and metabolic functions. Statins, 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors with intrinsic antioxidant properties, exert profound and broad-reaching effects on various types of tissues. By blocking an early step of th...
ANTI-HYPERGLYCEMIC ACTIVITY OF SIMVASTATIN ALONE (THERAPEUTIC DOSE) AND COMBINATION OF SIMVASTATIN AND GLIPIZIDE (SUB THERAPEUTIC DOSES) ON ALLOXAN INDUCED HYPERGLYCEMIA IN ALBINO RATS
The present study was designed to evaluate anti-hyperglycemic activity of simvastatin alone and the combination of sub therapeutic doses of simvastatin and glipizide. Hyperglycemia was induced experimentally in albino rats by subcutaneous injection of alloxan in a dose of 175 mg/kg body weight. After 72 hours of alloxan treatment, rats showing hyperglycemia (blood glucose level of 400 mg/dl and ab...
COLON SPECIFIC DRUG DELIVERY OF LIQUISOLID PLUG OF SULFASALAZINE BY SINGLE CAPSULE WITH BILAYER COATING
The purpose of this study is to achieve colonic release of anti-inflammatory drug sulfasalazine used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to minimise side effects with a novel method of single capsule with bilayer coating. Sulfasalazine is an anti-inflammatory drug which acts topically on the inflamed colon to provide relief. In the present study a time and pH dependent colon targe...
The search for natural anti-microbials present in plants has been the target of intense scientific studies over the last years. The objective of this study was to assess the in-vitro antibacterial potential and in silico toxicology of the essential oil of Cinnamomum cassia (Chinese cinnamon) against E. coli and S. aureus strains. The essential oil was initially solubilized in tween 80 and dimethyl...
FORMULATION OF RANITIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE GASTRO RETENTIVE FLOATING TABLET BY USING DIFFERENT RATIO OF POLYMERS
The aim of the present investigation was to develop a novel gastro retentive dosage form of Ranitidine hydrochloride (RHCl) to achieve prolong gastric retention, increase drug bioavailability and to modulate the release of RHCl in the stomach, by using various ratios of HPMC E-15, a low-density grade polymer and it was cheaper and easily available along with Carbopol 934, as gel former. Sodium bic...
Diethylstilbestrol (DES) is an endocrine disturbing compound it can mimic and perform like a natural hormone, which mimics estradiol by binding to the estrogen receptor. This compound mainly reproductive target, so in this study used to induce endometriosis. Endometriosis is an estrone dependent constant gynaecological disorder. Here it, intends to induce endometriosis and treated by the MMP inhib...
IN VITRO ANTIMICROBIAL SCREENING OF MEDICINAL PLANTS AGAINST CLINICAL AND PHYTOPATHOGENIC BACTERIA AND FUNGI
The positive results of screening medicinal plants for antimicrobial activity forms primary platform for phytochemical and pharmacological studies in future. The work was undertaken to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of four medicinal plants viz., Sesbania grandiflora, Epiphyllum oxypetalum, Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, and Vetiveria zizanioides. Leaves were extracted using water and ethanol as s...
Nanobiotechnology in contemporary society is novel and has enhanced utility for size, distribution and morphology determination of various biomolecules. To prepare nano particles the used metals are gold, silver, mercury and platinum for significant applications in electronics, magnetics, optoelectronics and information storage. For our study we selected the sliver, since it is widely been used fr...
Cardiospermum halicacabum L. var. microcarpum (Kunth) Blume and var. luridum (Blume) Adelb. (Sapindaceae) are used for various ailments in Indian traditional medicines. The present study evaluated the antiulcerogenic property of seed oils (Petroleum ether extracts) in animal model. Ethanol induced gastric ulcers was used for this study and analysed for gastric volume, ulcer score pH, free and tota...