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Drug-related problems among geriatric outpatients at a public sector hospital : an intervention study.
Introduction: Although drug-related problems (DRPs) are known to be prevalent in elderly patients, there are not many studies that have been performed in geriatric outpatients at public health facilities in South Africa. ...
Access to healthcare : investigating the barriers to accessing antiretroviral treatment at a public sector antiretroviral clinic in Durban, South Africa.
South Africa has the largest HIV/AIDS epidemic in the world and due to the rapid scale up of access to antiretroviral drugs now has the largest antiretroviral program in the world. However access to antiretroviral treatment ...
An investigation into the effects and possible mechanisms of action of cimetidine and ranitidine on the sexual behaviour of male rats.
The development of a new class of antihistamines, the H2-receptor antagonists, introduced a new era in the treatment of peptic ulcer diseases. Cimetidine, the first clinically effective H2-blocker, was introduced ...
Antimicrobial and chemical analyses of selected bulbine species.
The use of plant materials for the treatment of various diseases is very common in African countries. As traditional medicine used by the rural people does not always have a proper scientific basis, research programmes ...
Formulation and evaluation of modified release eudragit® matrices containing diclofenac sodium.
The aim of the present study was to formulate oral modified release matrices of diclofenac sodium, using the Eudragit® polymers. In addition to the formulation processes, numerous variables had to be investigated, which ...
Measure of pharmacists role in the management and adherence of HIV infected patients in a public sector hospital of KwaZulu-Natal.
Background:- The HIV and AIDS epidemic is a major catastrophe that affects millions of people worldwide. Antiretroviral medication combinations have revolutionised HIV treatment since 1996, transforming the virus from ...
Formulation, evaluation and characterization of an oral modified realease naproxen sodium preparation.
The motivation for the present study is systematically presented and the aims and objectives of the study are clearly defined. A comprehensive review on modified release drug delivery has been presented to provide ...
An investigation into the relationship between the number of available generics within a therapeutic class and prices of medicines in South Africa.
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Formulation and evaluation of mucoadhesive polymeric films for buccal delivery of didanosine.
The development of new chemical entities, novel drug delivery systems and alternative routes to deliver antiretrovirals (ARVs) are being explored to overcome the numerous limitations associated with HIV & AIDS drug therapy. ...
Efficacy and safety of aprepitant in combination with dexamethasone, granisetron and metoclopramide as a prophylaxis of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting in highly emetogenic chemotherapy.
This study was conducted to evaluate and compare the efficacy and safety of aprepitant in combination with dexamethasone, granisetron and metoclopramide (APR-DGM) versus a treatment regimen containing dexamethasone, ...