Category: Volume 2

Safety Monitoring of Medicines: The Available Mechanism in Yemen


Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are considered among important causes of morbidity and mortality. In order to minimize the harmful effects of medicines, countries have developed their own…

Mohammed Ahmed Alshakka1*, Sana S. Al- Kubati1 , Heyam Ali2 , Mustafa Alshagga3

1Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Aden University, Yemen 2Department of Pharmaceutics, Dubai Pharmacy College, Dubai, UAE 3School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Semenyih, Malaysia

Problems Facing the Arab Pharmaceutical Industry: A Case Study from Yemen


Because of the almost-instant connection with the welfare and well-being of individuals, pharmaceutical industry stands prominently as a very important factor for the improvement and progress of…

Mohammed Al-Shakka*1 , Ebtesam Abood1 , Adel Al-Dhubhany2 , Sami Abdo Radman Aldubai3 , Khaled Said4 , Nisha Jha5 , P Ravi Shankar6

1Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Aden University, Yemen 2Ministry of Health and Population, Sana'a, Yemen 3Faculty of Medicine, SEGi University, Selangor, Malaysia 4Department of Biology, Faculty of Education, University of Aden, Yemen 5Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, KIST Medical College, Imadol, Nepal 6Department of Pharmacology, Xavier University School of Medicine, Aruba, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Synthesis and antimalarial activity of new quinazolinone-4 derivatives


In this study, we have two new compounds of quinazolinone-4 derivatives were synthesized and evaluated for some of their pharmacological activities that were predicted by computer program…

Ali Gamal Al-kaf1*, Anas Ahmad Almahbashi2 , M’Hammed Ansar4 , Azeddine Ibrahimi3 , Abdul-Malik Abudunia3

1Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sana'a University, Yemen 2Department of Biology, Division of microbiology, Faculty of Science-Sana'a University Yemen 3Department of Biotechnology Laboratory (Med-Biotech), Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohammed V University Rabat, Morocco 4Department of Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohammed V University-Rabat, Morocco

High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography: A Mini Review


High Performance Thin layer Chromatography (HPTLC) technique is a sophisticated and automated form of the thin-layer chromatography (TLC) with better and advanced separation efficiency and detection limits,…

S. V. Saibaba* , P. Shanmuga Pandiyan

Department of pharmaceutical analysis, K.V.K College of pharmacy, Hyderabad, Telanagana, India

Identification and Characterization of Metabolites of Irinotecan in-vivo and in-vitro matrixes by HPLC/LC-MS


Abstract: In the present study metabolite identification and characterization has done by using HPLC and LC-MS. During method development various mobile phases have tried for identification of metabolites. The…

Nidhi Srivastava*1 , Vishal Dubey1 , Madhumita Sengar1 , Rastogi Sameer2

1Advance Institute of Biotech and Paramedical Sciences, Kanpur-209217, U.P., INDIA 2Lloyd Institute of Management and Technology, Greater Noida- 201308, U.P., INDIA

Health Care System in Pakistan: A review


Abstract: Health systems are expected to serve the population needs in an effective, efficient and equitable manner. The factors determining the health behaviors may be seen in various…

Shumaila Arshad*, Hira Waris, Maria Ismail, Ayesha Naseer

Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Lahore, Defense Road Campus, Lahore, Pakistan

A Comparative Study of Quality on Conventional Paracetamol Tablets Available in Pakistan


Abstract: Background: Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) is used as over the counter (OTC) medicine for relief of pain and fever. Paracetamol is available in different brands in Pakistani pharmaceutical market….

Muhammad Saquib Qureshi*1, Gul Rukh2, Pooja Deepak Kirplani3, Asiya Farheen4, Madhia Hamid5

1Quality Assurance Department, Adamjee Pharmaceuticals, Karachi, Pakistan& Faculty of Pharmacy, Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan 2Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lahore, Pakistan 3Dow University of Health Science, Karachi, Pakistan 4Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan 5Faculty of Pharmacy, Federal Urdu University of Science, Arts and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan

National Primary Care Pharmacist Job Satisfaction System at MOH in Saudi Arabia


Abstract: The National Primary Care Pharmacist Job Satisfactions at Ministry of Health founded in Saudi Arabia. It is a part of the pharmaceutical care strategic plan of…

Yousef Ahmed Alomi

The Past General Manager of General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care, Head, National Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice, Head, Pharmacy R & D Administration, Ministry of Health, Riyadh-11392, Saudi Arabia

The Unregistered Drugs Coverage in the Media in Malaysia: Content Analysis of the Public Newspapers


Abstract: Newspaper is the most common media that can be used as a reference to know the current issues that happened in the countries. Also, there are a…

Nur Wahida Zulkifli1* , Noorizan Abd. Aziz1 , Yahaya Hassan1 , Mohamed Azmi Hassali2 , Nur Liyana Zainal Bahrin1

1Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Technology MARA, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA 2Discipline of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, MALAYSIA

A review on Madhuca longifolia


Abstract: Since the beginning of human civilization, medicinal plants have been used by mankind for its therapeutic value. Madhuca longifolia (Family: Sapotaceae), is an Indian tropical tree found…

Ashish Kumar*

College of Pharmacy, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Bagadpur, Delhi Road, Moradabad, UP-244001, India

Specific Poisons in Pakistan: A Mini Review


Abstract: Poisoning either result from intentional or unintentional exposures, recreational drug use, and therapeutic use of drugs or other agents. Although mortality and serious morbidity in poisonings…

Shumaila Arshad*, Farah Abid, Hafiza Amina Aziz, Raffia Anjum, Iram Nadeem

Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Lahore, Defense Road Campus, Lahore, Pakistan

Drug Delivery System in Pakistan: A Review


Abstract: Drug Delivery systems are the means by which drug molecules are delivered to sites of action within the body.There are several pharmaceutical dosage forms (delivery Systems)…

Shumaila Arshad*, Ali Aun, Muhammad Uzair Yousaf

Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Lahore, Defense Road Campus, Lahore-54000, Pakistan

Incidence of Intravenous Medication Errors in a South Indian Tertiary Care Hospital


Abstract: Background: The use of medications in the hospital is a complex process which is dependent on the successful interaction of the health care professionals. Intravenous medication…

Vinitha Kandala*, Tejaswini Pisati, Nagasri Bandari, Mehraj Fatima

Department of Pharmacy Practice & Pharm D, Malla Reddy Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Malla Reddy Multispecialty hospital Maisammaguda, Dhulapally, Secunderabad, Telangana, India

Basic Phytochemical Study and Evaluation of Antidandruff Potencial of Fruit Juices of Citrus Limon. L


Abstract: This study investigates the scientific proof for phytochemical composition and also the proof of antidandruff activity. Screening of phytoconstituents was carried out on the juice concentrates…

Deepa Sreekanth1* and Sreekanth Sudhan Kaithavalappil2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, Al-Dawadimi, Shaqra University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2Research Scholar, Department of Pharmaceutics, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

A Comparative Study of Thrombolytics Used for The Treatment of STEMI in a South Indian Tertiary Care Hospital


Abstract: Background: ST segment elevated myocardial infarction is the most common cause of mortality and morbidity in worldwide; it occurs when thrombus formation results in complete occlusion of…

Adhin Antony Xavier* 1 , Raga Chandana1 , Aleem Sarwar1 , C K Dhanapal1 , S Sudarshan2

1Department of Pharmacy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram-, TN, India 2Department of Medicine, Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Chidambaram,TN, India

Dapagliflozin: A new class of drug in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes


Sodium-glucose co-transporter (SGLT) inhibitors are a new group of oral medications used for treating type 2 diabetes. Dapagliflozin was approved in January 8th, 2014 and is the…

N. Surendra Reddy*, P. Lakshmi, G. Divya, T. S. Durga Prasad, D. Ranganayakulu

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Sri Padmavathi School of Pharmacy, Tiruchanoor, Tirupati – 517503, India

Management of Superficial Mycotic Infections: A Review


Superficial mycotic infections of  skin and nails are  the most common diseases seen in our daily practice and the main causative groups are dermatophytes, yeasts and moulds….

Anu Anto, Bincy CM*, Mincy C Das, Babitha M

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Sree Krishna College of Pharmacy and Research Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Knowledge, Attitudes and Perception of Voluntary and Replacement Blood Donors regarding Organ Donation


Abstract: Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the knowledge, attitude and perception about organ donation among blood donors in Dakshin Kannada district of Karnataka…

Sudhir Prabhu H, Delma D’Cunha*

Department of Community Medicine, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, India

Primary Amenorrhoea with Pituitary Dwarfism: A rare case report


Abstract:  Females with pituitary dwarfism and a multiple deficiency of pituitary hormones show ovarian dysfunction due to hypogonadotropism. Primary amenorrhea can be diagnosed if a patient has…

Siva S*1 , Divya Gopineni1 , Shafi P2 , Chandra sekhar2

1Department of Pharmacy Practice, Sri Padmavathi School of Pharmacy, Tiruchanoor-517503, AP, India 2Department of Surgery and General Medicine, Sri Venkateswara Ramnarain Ruia Government General Hospital, Tirupati-517501, AP, India

Book review: Deadly medicines and organized crime


Clinical trials have attracted negative attention recently. The degree of control of the pharmaceutical industry over the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials has been criticized….

Shankar PR* 1 , Alshakka MAM2

1Department of Pharmacology, Xavier University School of Medicine, Oranjestad, Aruba 2Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, Aden University, Aden, Yemen