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July  2018

  • Volume 55
  • Issue 07
  • Page Nos. 84

Guest Editorial

Changing Landscapes of Industry-Academia Collaboration

PAGE 5-6

Dr. Gopakumar G. Nair is a Ph.D in Organic Chemistry (1966) from National Chemical Laboratory, Pune (Pune University). He was a Post-Doctoral fellow at IIT Bombay, Powai (1967) before joining the Pharma Industry. He was Director of Bombay Drug House P. Ltd., later Chairman of BDH Industries Ltd. ...

Dr. Gopakumar G. Nair
Editor, Indian Drugs

Review Article

UPCOMING TRENDS TO COMBAT ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

PAGE 7-19

Anti-microbial resistance is evolving at a pace faster than discovery of new molecules that kill the resistant bacteria. This has limited the number of drugs used to treat various bacterial infections. Untreated infections result in illness and death. Killing the resistant bacteria is getting imp...

Save N.a, and Deshpande S.a*

Original Research Articles

ISOLATION AND PHYSICOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF STARCH FROM TARO BOLOSO-I TUBERS

PAGE 20-27

Taro Boloso-I is a new variety of Colocasia esculenta (L. Schott) officially released from Areka Agricultural Research Center, Areka, Ethiopia. Its cultivation out yields a previously reported variety (Godare) by 67%. The study focuses on isolation and characterization of starch from thi...

Tamrat Balcha,a,b, Nisha Mary Josepha and Anteneh Beletea*

EVALUATION OF COMPLEMENTARY EFFECTS OF TURMERIC, GINGER AND CINNAMON WITH ASPIRIN

PAGE 28-35

Aspirin (ASA) has been utilized against many inflammatory disorders. In recent years a growing body of research also suggests its efficacy against cancer. The use of ASA in these conditions requires long-term treatment. However, gastro-toxicity associated with ASA is a major challenge. Household ...

Mohapatra T. K.a, Sarkar P.a, Dash R. N.a, Moharana A. K.a and Subudhi B. B.a*

STRUCTURE ELUCIDATION AND BIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF INORGANIC COORDINATION COMPOUNDS DERIVED FROM CITRACONIC ANHYDRIDE AND 5-AMINO-1,3,4-THIADIAZOLE-2-THIOL ORGANIC MOIETY

PAGE 36-48

The increasing clinical and microbiological resistance of fungi and bacteria enhanced discovery of several fungicidal and bactericidal drugs. Now it is necessary to discover novel drugs which can kill microorganisms but following the condition that these drugs should not be harmful for the host. ...

Gautam S.a, Singh J.b, Kumar. A.c, Ravikanta and Chandra S.a*

Application of experimental designs for optimization of forced degradation studies and development of stability-indicating HPTLC method for combination of Cefpodoxime proxetil and Ofloxacin

PAGE 49-58

A stability indicating HPTLC method was developed and validated for fixed dose combination of cefpodoxime proxetil and ofloxacin. TLC plates precoated with silica gel 60F254 were used as stationary phase and n propanol: ammonia (7:3 v/v) was used as mobile phase. Densitometric...

Gawande V. T.a* and Bothara K. G.a

Simultaneous Estimation of Telmisartan, Hydrochlorothiazide and Amlodipine Besylate in Tablet Preparation by Chemometric Assisted Spectrophotometric Analysis

PAGE 59-66

A chemometric method was developed by application of Partial Least Square regression to for the simultaneous estimation of telmisartan, hydrochlorothiazide and amlodipine besylate in tablet preparations. Calibration set was prepared considering seven sets; each set with twenty-four mixed solution...

Ghule A. S.a, Thomas T.b, Joseph M.b, Navya Sree K. S.a and Bhat K.a*

Antifertility activity of different extracts of tuberous roots of Gloriosa superba Linn. in female Wistar albino rats

PAGE 67-71

Gloriosa superba Linn. is used as a folk remedy for abortion. In the present study, ether, chloroform, and ethyl alcohol extracts of roots of Gloriosa superba Linn. were evaluated for the antifertility activity in female Wistar albino rats. Toxicity studies were carried out in m...

Malpani A.a* and Mahurkar N.a

Short Notes

Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of curcumin with different NSAIDs

PAGE 72-76

The objective of this study was to investigate the anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of curcumin with combination of different drugs using carrageenan induced paw edema model and writhing test in mice. Nimesulide and tenoxicam were administered orally at different doses of 2.5, 5.0 and 7.5...

1Navpreet Kaur, 1Sharanjit Kaur, *2Sumeet Gupta, 2Samrat Chauhan, 2Ipshita Chattopadhyaya

Formulation, Optimization and Evaluation of Matrix Type Transdermal Drug Delivery System of Antiemetic Drug using essential oils and non-ionic surfactant as permeation enhancers

PAGE 77-78

This study involved developing a matrix-type transdermal therapeutic system comprising of ondansetron hydrochloride with 7:3 ratio of hydrophilic and hydrophobic polymeric combinations using solvent evaporation technique. The effects of permeation enhancers were studied at the concentrations of 2...

Madkaikar N.a, Shirodker A.a*, Bhangle S.a, and Gude R.a

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