Research Papers/Topics in Pharmacy

Assessment Of Rational Prescribing In General Outpatient Department Of Kampala International University Teaching Hospital, Western Uganda

ABSTRACT. Prevention of irrational use of medicines may reduce healthcare costs and potentially save I ives. In line with World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation, a retrospective, cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out to obtain information on prescribing in the general outpatient department of Kampala International University Teaching Hospital in Ishaka-Bushenyi, Uganda. A sample of 884 prescriptions was selected by systematic random sampling using an interval of ...

Assessment Of Antibiotic Sensitivity Patterns Of Salmonella Typhimurium, Pseudomonas Aeru'ginosa, Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolates From Barn Swallow Droppings In Ishaka Town, Bushenyi District,

ABSTRACT Introduction: It has been reported that the main factors behind the emergence of drug resistance is the use and misuse of antimicrobial drugs during the past few decades, but there is also the aspect of epidemic spread of drug-resistant bacteria as a factor. This has caused a major concern with serious implications in human and animal health. It's noted that as much as man's action contribute to the development of antimicrobial drug resistance, it is also seen with domestic ...

Investigation of anti-hyperglyceamic properties of the aqueous extract of green peel of musa acuminata 'naj(jtembe cultivar'

ABSTRACT The objective of this research was to investigate the anti-hyperglyceamic properties of the aqueous extract green peel of (Banana) musa acuminata 'nakitembe cultivar' in alloxan induced diabetic rats. The extract used was obtaned from the green banana dried and phytochemical analysis and acute toxicity study carried out. Alloxan was used to induce diabetes in experimental albino Rats at a dose of 140mg/kg body weight. After three days, the animals blood sugar levels was tested ...

EFFECT OF ETHANOLIC LEAF EXTRACT OF Dialium Guineense Wild. (Fabaceae) ON ORAL GLUCOSE TOLERANCE IN MICE AND ALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETIC FEMALE RATS

This research project studied the effect of ethanolic leaf extract of Dialium guineense Willd (Fabaceae) on oral glucose tolerance in mice and alloxan-induced diabetic female rats. The ethanolic leaf extract was prepared by marcerating 500g of the dried, milled leaves of D. guineense in 3L of 96% ethanol in a suitable sized plastic bucket/bowl (with cover) for five days with intermittent stirring (at least once a day) using a glass rod. Then the extract was filtered using Whatsman No.1 filte...