DESIGN, SYNTHESIS AND EVALUATION OF SOME NOVEL DIHYDROPYRIMIDINE DERIVATIVES AS POSSIBLE ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS
Pyrimidine is a six membered cyclic compound containing 4 carbon and 2 nitrogen atoms and is pharmacologically inactive but its synthetic derivatives possess an important role in modern medicine. Pyrimidines and their derivatives are considered to be important for drugs and agricultural chemicals. Pyrimidine derivatives possess several interesting biological activities such as antimicrobial, antit...
Cyamopsis tetragonoloba is widely used by people and is found to have multiple medicinal utilities. Four (chloroform, ethyl acetate, methanolic and aqueous) extracts of Cyamopsis tetragonoloba fruit were therefore, analysed by Gas Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry analysis to assess their phytochemical constituents. The chloroform extract of Cyamopsis tetragonoloba fruits showed the pres...
FORMULATION OF GEL KEFIR PRODUCT OF MILK FERMENTATION AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY TESTS AGAINST PROPIONIBACTERIUM ACNES
Propionibacterium acnes is one of the bacteria that causes acne. One of the natural ingredients that potentially as anti acne is kefir. Kefir is a product of fermented milk with starter kefir grain. The fermented kefir is incorporated into the gel product for acne treatment. The purpose of this study was to formulate the fermented kefir in the gel product and to test the antibacterial activity aga...
Hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle are well documented but there are very few reports on the changes in serum calcium, phosphorus and uric acid levels in various phases of the menstrual cycle. Therefore, present study was conducted on 50 healthy females in the age group of 18-35 menstruating regularly (cycle length between 25 and 35 days). The study demonstrated that serum calcium levels ...
A new drug delivery system for H2 receptor antagonist ranitidine hydrochloride was developed utilizing both the concepts of adhesiveness and of flotation, in order to obtain a unique drug delivery system which could remain in the stomach for a much longer period of time. Floating mucoadhesive tablets of ranitidine hydrochloride were developed to prolong its release and improve bioavailability. Ran...
Introduction: Antiplatelets play a crucial role in improving many metabolic disorders and complications, including dyslipidemia, atherosclerosis, diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases. The most common and effective antiplatelets used widely are aspirin and clopidogrel. The aim of this study is to evaluate the dyslipidemic and protective effects of aspirin and clopidogrel in obese rats. Mat...
ASSESSING THE EFFECT OF PROCESSED NIGELLA SATIVA ON OLIGOMENORRHEA AND AMENORRHEA IN PATIENTS WITH POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME: A PILOT STUDY
Objective: The aim of this pilot study was to assess the effect of processed Nigella Sativa (N. Sativa) on oligomenorrhea and amenorrhea in patients with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Materials and Methods: Ten women diagnosed with PCOS, having oligo-amenorrhea, participated in this study. The National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s criteria were used for the diagnosis. The patients, between...
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF BIOACTIVE PHYTOCHEMICALS IN GOBINDOBHOG AND BLACK RICE, CULTIVATED IN WEST BENGAL, INDIA
Phytochemicals are bioactive compounds produced by plant through primary and secondary metabolism. Phytochemicals are found to be more effective than conventional synthetic chemicals. Rice is considered as the staple food for most of the people residing in this part of world, i.e., the eastern part of India. There are many varieties of rice cultivated in West Bengal, India and among which Gobindob...
Condom is usually made up of thin rubber (latex) designed or is made of polyurethane to cover the penis sheath at closed one end that is inserted intravaginally during sexual intercourse for contraceptive purpose or as a means of preventive sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms should be safe, effective, user-controlled, non-prescription, easy to use and relatively cheap. The quality of the four ...
EFFECT OF POLYMER IN RELEASE PROFILE OF EXTENDED RELEASE MATRIX TABLET OF ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE DRUG & TO STUDY IMPACT OF AGGLOMERATIVE PHASE OF COMMINUTION (APOC) METHOD ON DRUG RELEASE
The objective of this study is to develop extended release matrix tablet of antihypertensive drug benidipine hydrochloride (BH) and to study its drug release pattern. BH has mean elimination half-life is ~3 h and requires dosing every 4 - 5 h in order to maintain optimal relief and is used orally in the management of hypertension and angina pectoris, but this frequent administration produces side ...