Neonatal jaundice is one of the most common diseases among neonates that may cause irreparable complications such as kernicterus. This systematic review article was conducted to report and introduce medicinal plants that are used to treat neonatal jaundice in Iranian traditional medicine. To conduct this systematic review, the terms jaundice and icterus combined with the terms ethnobotanical, ethn...
SIMULTANEOUS ESTIMATION OF AMITRIPTYLINE HYDROCHLORIDE AND PERPHENAZINE BY ABSORPTION RATIO (Q- ANALYSIS) UV SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD IN COMBINED TABLET DOSAGE FORM
The simple, accurate and precise absorption ratio method has been developed for the simultaneous estimation of amitriptyline HCl and perphenazine in combined tablet dosage form. The λmax of amitriptyline HCl and perphenazine were found to be 240.0 nm and 258.0 nm respectively. For the estimation by Q-analysis method, the λmax those selected were 240.0 nm and an isoabsorptive point for both the d...
PREVALENCE AND CAUSES OF SELF-MEDICATION IN PREGNANT WOMEN REFERRING TO HEALTH CENTERS IN SOUTHERN OF IRAN
Objective: The self-medication phenomenon is one of the acute health problems particularly in women and as encountering a sensitive period such as pregnancy is of critical importance. The present study has been conducted to determine the prevalence and causes of this phenomenon in the pregnant women in the city of Ahwaz, located in the west south of Iran. Methods: In this descriptive-analytical st...
General phytochemical screening of Phyllanthus amarus (Euphorbiaceae) revealed the presence of Saponin, tannins, glycoside and alkaloids etc. The aim of this study is to identify and characterize the bioactive principle from the plant. It has wide folk medicinal uses. The isolation and characterization of Phytoconstituents was done from the methanolic extract by the gradient fractionation method. ...
Dendrimers are unique class of the polymer which is characterized by its extensively branched 3D structure that provides a high degree of surface functionality and versatility. Many drugs used in various therapies are facing difficulties like toxicity or nonspecific targeting. New delivery technologies could help to overcome this challenge. Nanostructures with uniform and well-defined particle siz...
PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING AND IN VITRO ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF BUTEA MONOSPERMA (L) BARK ETHANOLIC AND AQUEOUS EXTRACT
Infectious diseases are the second leading cause of death worldwide. Treatment of infections continues to be problematic in modern time because of the severe side effects of some drugs and the growing resistance to antimicrobial agents. Butea monosperma (L) bark ethanolic and aqueous extract has shown good efficacy against Bacillus cereus. Pseudomonas aerugenosa and Escherichia Coli in concentrati...
SIMULTANEOUS ESTIMATION OF MOXIFLOXACIN HCl AND BROMFENAC SODIUM IN EYE DROPS BY SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHODS
Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride is a fluorinated quinolone antibacterial and Bromfenac Sodium is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. The combination formulation is used for the treatment of the reduction of post operative inflammatory conditions of the eye. Three new, simple, accurate and precise UV spectrophotometric methods have been developed and validated for the simultaneous determination of Moxifl...
The proposed method is new, simple, sensitive, reproducible, economical, accurate and precise and can be successfully applied in estimation of Telmisartan (Telmi) from urine. This method can find applications in clinical studies and therapeutic drug monitoring. This method of colorimetric estimation of telmisartan from urine is based on the formation of yellow colored chromogen when it is reacted ...
The current scenario was to study Polyelectrolyte complex. Polyelectrolyte complexes (PECs) represent a special class of polymeric compounds consisting of oppositely charged polyions that can have either cationic or anionic charges. Due to their charges they are hydrophilic, and normally water soluble, and can be used in a variety of applications, such as drug delivery, coatings, shampoos, or as f...
PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF SEEDS OF MUCUNA PRURIENS BY GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY MASS SPECTROMETRY
Mucuna pruriens is a climbing legume used in the treatment of various ailments. It is commonly known as Cowitch or velvet bean. Traditionally, it was used in treating male infertility. The main aim of this study was to identify the bioactive materials present in the methanol extract of Mucuna pruriens seeds by Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) technique. The analysis by GC-MS reveals th...