A STUDY ON PRESCRIPTION PATTERN OF CEFTRIAXONE IN GENERAL MEDICINE DEPARTMENT OF A SOUTH INDIAN TEACHING HOSPITAL
A prospective observational study was conducted to assess the prescribing pattern of ceftriaxone and to determine the indication for which ceftriaxone prescribed in a general medicine department of a south Indian teaching hospital. A total of 200 prescriptions were collected, collated, and analyzed from the general medicine department for 6 months. Out of 200 study population included in the study...
IDENTIFICATION OF PHYTOCONSTITUENTS PRESENT IN EPIPREMNUM AUREUM (LINDEN AND ANDRE) G. S. BUNTING BY GC-MS
Introduction: Chromatographic purification methanolic extract of Epipremnum aureum (Linden and Andre) G. S. Bunting by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) was done to analyze the phytochemical constituents for further pharmacological uses. Methods: Ten grams of fresh leaves of plant sample was subjected to solvent extraction with methanol and analyzed by GC-MS on a GCMS-2010 Shimadzu inst...
Clitoria ternatea, commonly known as Butterfly pea, is a medicinal plant belonging to the family Fabaceae. The plant is reported to be used in lithiasis, insect bites, skin diseases, asthma, burning sensation, ascites, inflammation, leucoderma, leprosy, hemicrania, amentia, and pulmonary tuberculosis. It is commonly called “Shankpushpi” in the Sanskrit language where it is reported to be a goo...
In-vitro cytotoxicity testing has become an integral aspect of drug discovery because it is a convenient, cost-effective, and predictive means of characterizing the toxic potential of new chemical entities. The early and routine implementation of this testing is a testament to its prognostic importance for humans. Anticancer activity of different concentrations (20-100) of plant extracts Terminali...
Background: Recently, in the discipline of ophthalmology, there have been many developments and introduction of new ocular therapeutic agents. To improve drugs therapeutic efficacy, minimize adverse effects, and delay development of resistance drug utilization trends and patients need to be evaluated periodically. Objective: To assess the prescribing, drug use, and to dispense practice of ophthalm...
PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF VARIOUS EXTRACTS AND FRACTIONS OF LEAVES OF CALOTROPIS PROCERA (AIT) R.BR.
Aim: Calotropis procera is a perennial shrub belonging to the family Asclepiadaceae. The aim and objective of the study are to screen the ethanolic, methanolic, and chloroform extract of leaves for their phytochemical constituents and the comparison of the phytochemical components. Further evaluation of fractions of methanolic extracts of C. procera leaf. Methods: The various extracts viz. ethanol...
The purpose of the current review is to enlighten the present and the future perspective on oral fast dissolving films (OFDFs) as a drug delivery system as they are gaining interest as a substitute of fast dissolving tablets. Tablets/capsules to modified release tablets/capsules to oral disintegrating tablet to wafer to the recent development of fast dissolving oral films. Fast dissolving drug del...
According to the research by the World Health Organisation (WHO), 36 million people die each year due to various health problems. However, this number can be reduced if patients are detected early and treated properly. The expansion and use of electronic nose have many applications in the healthcare, and a bio-medical field is rapid to accelerate over the past 25 years. Many e-nose technologies ha...
The drug discovery and computational advances have helped chemists to develop drugs having utility for specific functional applications along with nutritional aspects. This enables researchers to design formulations and synthesized proper medicines as nutrients. Preparation of nutraceutical formulation that to a veterinary formulation is one of the challenging tasks. Various types of formulations ...
For each infection or confusion condition of the patient, a legitimate solution is of prime significance to keep up the patient healthy. To accomplish this, the solution or medication is regulated Conventionally by at least one of a few very much characterized and prominent courses of medication organization Including oral, parenteral, rectal, alveolar, and Ocular and topical. Among these previous...