Two Simple, accurate, precise and sensitive spectrophotometric methods for estimation of Montelukast sodium (MON) have been developed and validated. The zero order spectroscopic method (Method I) and area under curve method (Method II) have developed. The proposed methods are validated according to ICH Q2B guidelines. The Montelukast sodium gives maximum absorbance at 241nm in chloroform and obser...
CHARACTERIZATION AND STANDARDIZATION OF THE HERBAL DRUG BACCHARIS TRIMERA (LESS.) DC AND ITS LYOPHILIZED EXTRACT
Baccharis trimera is used in traditional medicine in South American countries for treatment of diseases, such as digestive disturbances, rheumatism, diabetes and inflammatory processes. Given its pharmacological potential, the aim was to characterize the vegetal drug B. trimera and attain and standardize its lyophilized extract to use as raw vegetal material in the development of phytotherapeutic ...
STATUS OF DIABETIC HYPERTENSION IN KANPUR CITY AND ROLE OF PHARMACIST AS A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL IN TREATMENT AND CONTROL OF DIABETIC HYPERTENSION
Pharmacists in all practice settings are in a key position to start providing care to people, who have diabetes or are at risk of developing it, or to expand and improve their care. Pharmacy programs for patients with diabetes involve activities ranging from identifying and referring at-risk patients, to supporting American Diabetes Association recognized multi-disciplinary diabetes care programs....
SIMULTANEOUS QUANTITATION AND VALIDATION OF CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE, PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE AND PARACETAMOL BY RP-HPLC IN BULK DRUG AND FORMULATION
A HPLC method has been described for simultaneous determination of Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride and Paracetamol in formulation. This method is based on HPLC separation of the three drugs on the Thermo Hypersil Gold C18 column(250mm ×4.6mm, 5.0µ), with isocratic conditions and mobile phase containing methanol: 0.01M disodium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate buffer pH 7 ...
THE EFFECT OF GINGER-JUICE (ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROSCOE) ON LITHIUM-INDUCED LOCOMOTOR ACTIVITY IN RAT
Ginger has shown to benefit in muscular pain due to eccentric exercise and in osteoarthritis but a later review denied these properties due to uncertainties. To ascertain the reality, this study was proposed. Methods: (A) Albino rats (n=6-12) were administered G.J at single dose (4 ml/rat, p.o) as single administration (acute) and chronic treatment 4ml/rat p.o over period of 7 days. Following this...
EVALUATION OF ANTI- INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF CAPPARIS GRANDIFLORA WALL. EX HOOK. F. & THOMSON IN RODENTS
Capparis grandiflora was used to treat diarrhoea and other infective disorders in folklore. The present study aims at evaluating the action of chloroform soluble fraction, ethanol soluble fraction and ether soluble fraction of the leaves of Capparis grandiflora against inflammatory diseases. The anti-inflammatory effects were investigated by employing acute inflammatory model i.e.; carrageenan-ind...
In the present study, an attempt was made to design and evaluate mucoadhesive bilayer tablet of losartan potassium (angiotensin II receptor antagonist), in order to overcome bioavailability problems, to reduce dose dependent side effects and frequency of administration. The losartan potassium mucoadhesive buccal tablet were prepared by wet granulation method using chitosan as a mucoadhesive polyme...
Hypertension is one of the major public health challenges worldwide. Amlodipine, a calcium channel blockers (CCBs), is among the first line antihypertensive drugs used commonly. Amlodipine reduces blood pressure by its vasodilatory action and its adverse drug reactions (ADRs) such as ankle edema, headache and flushing are related with its vasodilatory action. This study is conducted to find the in...
EVALUATION OF ANTIMICROBIAL PROPERTIES OF N-HEXANE EXTRACT OF THE LEAVES OF NAPOLEONEAE IMPERIALIS FAMILY LECYTHIACEAE
Napoleonaea imperialis is used to treat wounds in most parts of Nigeria. Against this background, N-hexane extract of the leaves were screened against some microorganisms to ascertain this claim and to recommend it for further investigation for possible inclusion into official compendium. The plant leaves were dried, powdered and extracted by cold maceration with N-hexane for 24hours. Phytochemica...
Porphyrins are ever-present large class of naturally occurring macrocyclic compounds with many significant biological representatives comprising heme and chlorophyll. Novel bi-metallic porphyrins derived from [5-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-10,15,20-tri(4-methyl phenyl) porphyrin] and salicylideneamino-2-(N,N-dimethylamino) ethane copper (II) perchlorate was obtained in good yields. The results from various ...