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...
Fluoroquinolones are synthetic fluorinated derivatives of nalidixic acid and are an important group of antibacterials along with the beta-lactam and macrolides are used for the treatment of various infectious diseases in adults; however, their use in children has been limited as the result of fluoroquinolone-induced musculoskeletal toxicity in animal studies. Those antibiotics are useful in the tr...
IN VITRO ANTI HAEMOLYTIC, ANTI BACTERIAL AND PHYTO CONSTITUENTS INVESTIGATION OF ANDROGRAPHIS PANICULATA METHANOLIC LEAF EXTRACT
The bitter plant Andrographis paniculata has been selected to evaluate the anti haemolytic activity, antibacterial activity, and various phytochemicals present in the methanolic leaf extract. The leaf extract of Andrographis paniculata shown to have significant anti-haemolytic activity. The extract showed anti-haemolytic activity in the range from 42% to 80%. At varying concentration of plant extr...
Diabetes mellitus is indicated by abnormal glycemic control. Blurred vision, retinopathy, dry skin, nerve damage, and kidney damage are among the common complications associated with diabetes mellitus. Diet, exercise, medications, and insulin therapy are considered better therapeutic options for diabetes mellitus. Herbal medicines have been a highly valued source of medicine throughout human histo...
Commelina diffusa is widely known as the climbing dayflower or spreading dayflower, which is an annual herb belonging to the family Commelinaceae that has been used as a medicinal plant for centuries. This plant distributes dispersedly with heavy branches and slowly grows along the soil. The plant can be found in the tropical and subtropical locations worldwide. Commelina diffusa has been used for...
The Initial exploratory attempt was made to study the prevalent medicinal flora of Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh which is a potentially rich heritage of floristic element of medicinal and therapeutical values. The present study deals with angiospermic plants belonging to55 genera and 38 families of Jhansi district for curing various disorders among different ethnic societies. The important gene...
Omega 3 fatty acid is one such dietary supplement, known to modulate the host response is chronic conditions like cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, ischemic cerebrovascular disease, osteoporosis by producing resolvins and proteins without any side effects; periodontitis is an infectious disease caused predominantly by gram negative anaerobes. The effect of dietary supplementation with ...
ANTI MICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF ROOT CANAL SEALER- ANTIBIOTIC COMBINATION ON ENTEROCOCCUS FEACALIS – IN- VITRO STUDY
Aim and objective: The aim of the in-vitro study is to evaluate the Antimicrobial activity of root canal sealant- antibiotic combination on Enterococcus feacalis. Background: Elimination of microorganisms from the root canal system is the one of the most important objectives of RCT. Enterococcus faecalis (EF) has been the most frequently identified species in canals of root-filled teeth with peria...