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  • Exploring pharmacist role in dispelling myths regarding covid-19 vaccination

    Ayesha Raza Butt, Hafiz Ur Rehman ... Sandal Khan

    Vaccination against Coronavirus provides adequate adaptive immunity to combat the infection. However, lack of knowledge and misinformation regarding COVID-19 vaccines leads to “Vaccine hesitancy” among people and halts the immunization process. Aim of this study is dispelling myths and misinformation via a pharmacist counseling and optimizing the vaccine acceptance to withstand this pandemic. ...

    RESEARCH | Published: 02 Mar 2024

    Asia-Pacific Journal of Pharmacotherapy & Toxicology, Articles, Volume 4 (2024)

    Pages: 1-8   PDF(774KB)   Views:260Downloads:2

  • Self-medication with antibiotics and its associated factors among university students: a cross-sectional study

    Shams Ullah, Qurish Ali .... Abdul Wahid

    Self-medication is the use of medications to address self-perceived disorders or symptoms, typically without a prescription or medical oversight. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a notable increase in self-medication practices, particularly with antibiotics. This study is incited by the rising prevalence of antibiotic resistance and the increased antibiotic consumption observed dur...

    RESEARCH | Published: 24 Mar 2024

    Asia-Pacific Journal of Pharmacotherapy & Toxicology, Articles, Volume 4 (2024)

    Pages: 9-17   PDF(861KB)   Views:376Downloads:7

  • Isolation and quantification of scopoletin from leaves and marketed formulation of morinda citrifolia L.

    K. Suresh Kumar, N. Kiruthiga ... M. Sureka

    Objective This study aims to isolate and quantify Scopoletin in leaves and commercial noni juice products of Morinda citrifolia. Methods TLC and HPTLC methods were developed for the isolation and quantification of Scopoletin. Results The ethanol leaf extract of Morinda citrifolia contains 7.4 mg of Scopoletin per 1 g of extract. Noni juices A, B, and C were found to contain 41 mg, 25.7 mg, and...

    RESEARCH | Published: 02 Jun 2024

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    Pages: 18-25   PDF(1430KB)   Views:101Downloads:3

  • Rapamycin reduces testicular ischemia-reperfusion injury by enhancing autophagy

    Zhi Hu, Qiong Cheng ... Wei Zhang

    To confirm the effects of autophagy on testicular ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury. Methods Forty rats were divided into sham group, I/R group, I/R+Rap (rapamycin, autophagy activator) group and I/R+ 3-MA (3-methyl adenine, autophagy inhibitor) group. Before inducing ischemia, rapamycin and 3-MA were intraperitoneally injected into I/R+Rap and I/R+ 3-ma groups, respectively. Subsequently, we the...

    RESEARCH | Published: 17 May 2024

    Asia-Pacific Journal of Pharmacotherapy & Toxicology, Articles, Volume 4 (2024)

    Pages: 26-33   PDF(1599KB)   Views:160Downloads:7