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  1. A study on evaluation of the drug interactions in a tertiary care corporate hospitalDownload Article

    M .Praveen Kumar, Zaibunnisa Firdous Fatima, Umme Amara, Ahmadi Sultana, Manasa D, N.Sriram




    To assess the incidence and pattern of drug interactions in tertiary care hospital.


    A prospective observational study was carried out at the Clinical Pharmacy Department, Sunshine Hospitals, Secunderabad, Telangana, India.


    Out of 300 patients,  we conclude that the drug interactions are more in the age group  between  51-60, number of drug interactions are 150 (25.95%) followed by 41-50 yrs i.e., 99 (17.13%), 81-90yrs age group i.e., 11(1.90%) more than the age group 91-100yrs i.e.,2(0.35%).


    This document is to help clinical pharmacists provide effective patient education and counselling.

  2. Lipimed capsules; all natural lipid lowering formulaDownload Article

    Govind Shukla, Anusha Palkamshetti, K.Srinidhi, C.J. Sampath Kumar



    Lipimed consists of all natural substantial ingredients which is specially designed as a multilayered structured matrix which has one to one action backed up by strong preclinical evidence. Lipimed contains unique Lactosorb complex which is proved by preclinical trials. It helps in the reduction of Triglycerides, LDL (bad cholesterol), VLDL and increases HDL (good cholesterol). Obesity is a leading preventable cause of death worldwide, with increasing prevalence in adults and children, and it as one of the most serious public health problems of the 21st century. Obesity increases the likelihood of various diseases, particularly heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, certain types of cancer, and osteoarthritis. Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive food energy intake, lack of physical activity, and genetic susceptibility. Dieting and physical exercise are the mainstays of treatment for obesity. Diet quality can be improved by reducing the consumption of energy-dense foods such as those high in fat and sugars, and by increasing the intake of dietary fiber. Anti-obesity drugs helps to reduce appetite or inhibit fat absorption together with a suitable diet. Based on these facts LIPIMED CAPSULES has been developed by R&D cell of Lactonova Nutripharm Pvt ltd. Hyderabad,  Lipimed contains unique Lactosorb complex which is proved by preclinical trials. It helps in the reduction of Triglycerides, LDL (bad cholesterol), VLDL and increases HDL (good cholesterol).

  3. LACTOFOLIN® Tablet: The preferred form of folateDownload Article

    GovindShukla, AnushaPalkamshetti, K.Srinidhi, C.J. Sampath Kumar



    Lactofolin Tablets (5- MethylTetraHydroFolate (5-MTHF)) contain the body's preferred form of folate, which play a key role in a variety of biochemical reactions that are required for normal cell division and repair. Folate is the generic term comprising all the various chemical folate forms, which are water soluble B-vitamins, and also include synthetic provitamin folic acid.LMF is highly bioavailable source of folic acid. It is the natural, active form of folic acid which is an integral component of prenatal care, homocysteine management, depression treatment, dementia and cardiovascular concerns. LMF is a vitamin essential for reproductive health. The present paper Reviews the Role of Lactofolin tablets developed by R&D cell of Lactonova Nutripharm Pvt Ltd. Hyderabad for prevention & treatment of disorders including Anaemia, neural tube defects (NTDs), cardiovascular diseases (CVD) & Alzheimer's disease.  

  4. Formulаtion and evаluаtion of gаstro retentive floаting tаblets of bupropion HCLDownload Article

    Sonia Singh Thakur, Kishore Kumar Reddy, Sriram N



    Bupropion HCL, a аntidepressаnt аnd smoking cessаtion drug is formulated as gаstroretentive floаting tаblets, releаses the drug in а sustаined mаnner over а period of 12 h using three different polymers namely HPMC 15cps, Psyllium Husk, Cаrbopol 934 as retardents were used in different combinаtions аt different rаtios for formulation of gаstroretentive floаting tаblets. Formulаtion F5 with Psyllium Husk polymer shows sustаined drug releаse аnd remаined buoyаnt on the surfаce of the medium for more thаn 12 h. F5 follows zero order releаse kinetics and follow similar kinectics to that of marketed product.