CLINICAL PHARMACIST INTERVENTIONS IN DRUG THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS AND HYPERTENSION IN A UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL
Introduction: Drug related problems occur commonly in patients who often receive polypharmacy with multiple co-morbid conditions. This constitutes a major health problem because of their negative consequences with increased morbidity and mortality. Aims and Objectives: The aim of the study was to assess the impact of clinical pharmacist interventions in drug therapy in hospitalized diabetes mellit...
The aim of this study was to evaluate the anti-ulcerogenic activity of aqueous extract of Areca catechu L in ethanol induced ulcer model in Sprague Dawley Rats. For possible mechanism of anti-ulcerogenic potential, determination of ulcer index was done using the Merazzi-Uberti and Turba method. Also, analytical method was used to test the 10% homogenate preparation of mucosa of the glandular stoma...
Herbal medicines make up an important module of the fashion toward alternative medicine. It is becoming ever more popular in today’s world as people seek out for natural remedies. These medicines have been used since the dawn of civilization to maintain health and to treat various diseases. To compete with the growing pharmaceutical market, there is an exigency to develop and scientifically vali...
Nanomedicine offers the prospect of powerful new tools for the treatment of human diseases and the improvement of human biological systems. Nanomedicine is the process of diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease and traumatic injury, of relieving pain, and of preserving and improving human health, using molecular tools and molecular knowledge of the human body. Nanomedicine's nanorobots are so...
DRUG UTILIZATION PATTERN AND POTENTIAL TERATOGENESITY RISK AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN; THE CASE OF AYDER REFERRAL HOSPITAL, TIGRAY – ETHIOPIA
It is important to treat the mother whenever needed while protecting the unborn from any side effects to the greatest possible extent. Objective of this study is to assess the utilization pattern and the teratogenesity risk of the drugs prescribed among pregnant women in Ayder referral hospital, Mekelle, Ethiopia. Retrospective study was employed to assess drug utilization pattern and teratogenesi...
Aim: Litsea glutinosa (L.) a medicinal plant is popularly used as herbal remedy for various ailments. But the scientific basis for its medicinal use especially in pain and inflammation remains unknown. Therefore, the present study was designed to evaluate analgesic potential of the ethanolic extract of the bark of the plant. Approach: The analgesic activity of standard tramadol HCl was determin...
The objective of present study is to evaluate the anti ulcer activity of methanolic extract of leaves of Aegle marmelos. The cause of ulceration in patients is mainly due to hypersecretion of gastric juice and pepsin. In traditional system of medicine a number of herbal preparations have been used for the treatment of peptic ulcers. The anti-ulcer activity of methanolic extract of Aegle marmelos ...
The ethanolic extract of bark of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. was investigated for its activity against Indian earthworms Pheretima posthuma and nematode Ascardi galli. Various concentrations (10, 20, 50 mg/ml) of ethanolic extract were tested, which involved determination of time of paralysis and time of death of the worms. It was compared with Piperazine citrate (15 mg/ml) and Albendazole (20 mg/ml) a...
VALIDATED RP-HPLC METHOD FOR SIMULTANEOUS ESTIMATION OF PARACETAMOL, PAMABROM AND DICYCLOMINE, HYDROCHLORIDE IN BULK AND PHARMACEUTICAL DOSAGE FORM
Simple and rapid Reverse Phase High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (RP-HPLC) and UV-spectrophotometry method was developed for the determination of Paracetamol, Pamabrom and Dicyclomine hydrochloride, detection was carried out using photo diode array detector. Chromatographic separation of the analytes was achieved within 3.12, 4.25, 5.35 min for Paracetamol, Pamabrom and Dicyclomine hydrochl...
Pyrus pashia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don is distributed in the Himalayan region with great ethnic uses. Leaves of P. pashia are consumed as butter tea beverages by the Monpa community of Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh (India). The pulverized leaves were extracted using accelerated solvent extractor (ASE) in different organic solvents with increasing polarity. The leaf extracts of P. pashia were evaluated for ...