DETERMINATION OF PIOGLITAZONE HYDROCHLORIDE IN BULK AND PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATIONS BY UV SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD
UV spectrophotometric method was developed and validated for the analysis of pioglitazone in tablets. The analyses were performed in Phosphate buffer (pH 7.4). Beer’s law was valid in concentration range of 10-50 mcg/ml and UV detection was done at 238 nm. The developed method was validated respect to linearity, precision, accuracy, selectivity / sensitivity applied to the determination of Piogl...
CHEMICALLY FABRICATED SILVER NANOPARTICLES ENHANCES THE ACTIVITY OF ANTIBIOTICS AGAINST SELECTED HUMAN BACTERIAL PATHOGENS
Due to the outbreak of infectious diseases caused by different pathogenic bacteria and the development of antibiotic resistance, the pharmaceutical companies and the researchers are now searching for new unconventional antibacterial agents. Nanotechnology represents a modern and innovative approach to develop new formulations based on metallic nanoparticles with antimicrobial properties. The pot...
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, ANTI-ARTHRITIC AND ANALGESIC ACTIVITY OF THE ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT OF THE PLANT URGINEA INDICA KUNTH.
This study was designed to present the observation of the pharmacological properties to the bulb of the plant. The extract of the bulb of Urginea indica Kunth were collected by using of alcoholic extraction. The anti-inflammatory action of the alcoholic Extract of the bulb of the plant Urginea indica was evaluated in rats (female) against carrageenan induced edema i.e., using plethysmographic meth...
A CLINICAL TRIAL TO ASSESS THE ANTIDIABETIC, ANTIDYSLIPIDEMIC AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES OF TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA IN MANAGEMENT OF TYPE – 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
The present study was carried out to explore anti-diabetic, antidyslipoproteinemic and anti oxidant activities of Tinospora cordifolia (Menispermaceae) in type 2 diabetic patients. In this study clinical trial was conducted on type 2 diabetic patients attending the diabetes OPD, at Kaya Chikitsha Vibhag, Rajkiya Ayurvedic Chikitsha Mahavidyalaya, Touriya Ganj, Lucknow, following all ethical guide ...
ASSESSMENT OF ANTIMICROBIAL AND CYTOTOXIC ACTIVITIES OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF LEAVES OF ACALYPHA HISPIDA
The ethanolic extract of leaves of Acalypha hispida was evaluated for phytochemical, cytotoxic and antibacterial activities. Phytochemical studies revealed the presence of flavonoids, saponins, glycosides, reducing sugars and steroids. Cytotoxic activity was investigated by brine shrimp (Artemia salina) lethality assay. The extract showed potent cytotoxic effect (LC50 19.95µg/ml) which is compara...
Natural steroids, the simple mention of the word brings up topics like cheating, unfair advantages. The first misconception is that all steroids are used for muscle building. This is not at all the case, steroids are natural substances with many different effects in the human body, which begin over several days, as even birth control pills are a form of steroids. “Natural Steroids”, are the or...
RP-HPLC METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION FOR SIMULTANEOUS ESTIMATION OF RANITIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE AND DOMPERIDONE IN COMBINED TABLET DOSAGE FORM
A simple reverse phase HPLC method was developed for the simultaneous estimation of Ranitidine hydrochloride and Domperidone present in combined tablet dosage forms. Efficient chromatographic separation was achieved on Phenomenax C18 stationary phase (250 X 4.6 mm i. d., 5μ particle size) with simple mobile phase combination of phosphate buffer: acetonitrile: methanol 40: 30: 30 (V/V/V) in an iso...
CHARACTERIZATION AND SCREENING OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN THE EXTRACT PREPARED FROM AERIAL ROOTS OF FICUS BENGHALENSIS
Ficus benghalensis is has been used in traditional medicinal practices such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and homoeopathy. All parts of the tree such as fruits, aerial roots, bark and leaves are known to be traditionally associated with diarrhea, dysentery, menorrhagia, nervous disorders and tonic properties. However, in Ayurveda it is mainly known for the diabetes treatment.There are no reports givi...
Arthritis is a chronic, inflammatory, systemic autoimmune disease characterized by pain, swelling and stiffness. Allopathic medications have been prescribed to alleviate symptoms of this disease which results into associated side effects like heart attack, stroke, stomach ulcers, bleeding from the digestive tract, and kidney damage etc. Hence the use of herbal medicine is becoming popular due to t...
The purpose of the current work was to conduct phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity of different extracts of Leucas aspera. The dried powder of the whole plant was extracted with n-hexane, ethyl acetate and ethanol which were subjected to various chemical tests to ascertain the main constituents of the plant. The results revealed the presence of significant amounts of alkaloids, glycos...