ASSESSMENT OF INTRAPERITONEAL TOXICITY OF X42 FRACTION OF TERMINALIA IVORENSIS (COMBRETACEAE) IN RAT
The present work focuses to check the acute and sub-acute toxicity studies of X42 fraction of Terminalia ivorensis in rats. Materials and methods: The acute toxicity of the extract was evaluated in rats. The rats were administered intraperitoneally the fraction at the dose of 50, 100, 200 and 300 mg/kg bw and recorded general symptoms and mortality. For sub acute toxicity, the rats received intrap...
IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW COURSE FOR THE PHARMACY PROGRAM AT THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF CUYO “HERBAL MEDICINES, NUTRACEUTICALS AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS”
The course on "Herbal Medicines, Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements” has been implemented among the new courses within the 2007 curriculum of the Pharmacy Program, School of Food, Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Catholic University of Cuyo, located in San Juan Province, Argentina. The main objective of the course is to provide students with the necessary tools to acquire kno...
In the present study anti-inflammatory activity of ethanol extract of Beloperone plumbaginifolia whole plant were investigated. The anti-inflammatory activity of ethanol extract of whole plant of B.plumbaginifolia were evaluated by carageenan induced rat paw edema to determine its effect on acute phase of inflammation models in rats. The phytochemical screening of ethanol extract of whole plant of...
Different plants of the Apocynaceae family viz. Alstonia scholaris, Calotropis procera, Rauvolfia serpentine, Hemidesmus indicus and Calotropis gigantean are traditionally being reported in ulcers treatments. The present study was aimed to validate the authenticity of correlationship of various phytoconstituents concentrations, antioxidant activity and urease inhibitory potential of the same. Vari...
Anxiety is a common and normal phenomenon, involving multiple brain regions, including amygdala, locus ceruleus and frontal cortex. Moreover, multiple brain transmitters regulate the presence and severity of anxiety; these include classical transmitters such as gamma amino butyric acid, serotonin, and dopamine, as well as neuropeptides that include corticotrophin releasing hormone, substance P, ne...
EFFECT OF LACTOSE, L-HPC GRADES ON FLOW PROPERTIES OF MICRONIZED TADALAFIL FORMULATED AS SOLID DOSAGE FORM
Tadalafil belongs to BCS class IV and recommended for treatment of erectile dysfunction. Micronization technique is used by researchers to improve its solubilization and dissolution rate. The conventional tabletting excipients pose challenge especially with micronized drug particles. The current research work aimed to study the effect of some speciality excipients on flow properties of micronized ...
EFFICACY AND COST OF GRANISETRON VERSUS ONDANSETRON IN THE PREVENTION OF CHEMOTHERAPY INDUCED NAUSEA AND VOMITING AMONG CANCER PATIENTS AT KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL
Differences in cost and similarities in the efficacy between ondansetron and granisetron have been reported in many clinical studies and prompted this study to determine whether such differences are important as Kenyatta National Hospital. Thirty-four adult cancer patients scheduled to start their consecutive three weekly cycles of cisplatin-based chemotherapy regimens, were recruited into a doubl...
STABILITY PROFILE DEVELOPMENT USING SIMULTANEOUS ESTIMATION METHOD FOR FIXED DOSED COMBINATION OF ALISKIREN AND AMLODIPINE BY HPLC
The Pharma market is getting flooded with fixed dose combination drugs due to better patient compliance, has but created a challenging situation for analytical chemists. The objective of study was developing an analytical method for simultaneously estimating aliskiren and amlodipine in combination with their forced degradation products obtained by treating the sample under tress conditions like ac...
Aseptic processing is a widely used technology in the field of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries for the preparation of sterile materials. The term aseptic processing as it is applied in the pharmaceutical industry refers to the assembly of sterilized components and product in a specialized clean environment. Aseptic processes are some of the most difficult processes to conduc...
DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF HPLC METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF CERITINIB IN RABBIT PLASMA USING PDA DETECTOR
A rapid, sensitive and reproducible HPLC method was developed and validated for the quantification of Ceritinib in rabbit plasma using PDA detector at wave length 264 nm. The method was developed using Dasatinib as internal standard (IS). Ceritinib is a selective and potent inhibitor of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) indicated in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The Ceritinib...