Review Article p. 215

Effect of Surfactant Coating on Brain Targeting Polymeric Nanoparticles; a Review

B. J. Chacko*, S. Palanisamy, N. L. Gowrishankar, J. Honeypriya and A. Sumathy

Targeting of drugs to brain is one of the most challenging issues for pharmaceutical research as blood-brain barrier acts as an insurmountable obstacle for the passage of systemically delive..

Review Article p. 223

An Overview of Non-drug Therapies for the Treatment of Epilepsy

V. R. Yasam*, Satya Lavanya Jakki, V. Senthil, N. Jawahar, P. Vengal Rao and N. S. S. Chalichem

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders, characterized by recurrent spontaneous seizures and a major health problem that affects around 1-2 % of the population worldwide. T..

Research Paper p. 235

Development and Validation of a HPLC-based Bioanalytical Method for Lorcaserin using Solid Phase Extraction and Application to a Pharmacokinetic Study in Rats

Sadhana J. Rajput*, Mansi A. Sathe and Swati D. Patel

A rapid, precise, accurate, specific and simple high performance liquid chromatography method for estimation of lorcaserin hydrochloric in human plasma, using metoprolol as an internal stand..

Research Paper p. 242

Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of Fluorine Containing Pyrazole-clubbed Dihydropyrimidinones

N. C. Desai*, H. V. Vaghani, B. Y. Patel and T. J. Karkar

In the present communication synthesis of pyrazole-containing dihydropyrimidinone motifs (4a-o) and their antimicrobial activity and cytotoxicity were reported. The newly synthesized compoun..

Research Paper p. 253

Polyherbal Ayurvedic Powder Effectively Reduces Blood Sugar in Streptozotocin-induced Diabetic Rats

B. Bhattacharya and K. R. C. Reddy*

The polyherbal formulation Madhumehantak churna was studied for its efficacy at two doses using the hyperglycemia animal model of low dose streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. The low dose ..

Research Paper p. 261

Topical Nanoemmigel Formulation of Boswellia serrata

K. Harsha* and K. K. Shreya

Boswellia serrata was formulated as topical analgesic and antiinflammatory nanoemmigel, which is a combination of a nanoemulsion and a nanomicellar system in a gel base. Nanoemulsion was for..

Research Paper p. 268

Quantitative Spectrophotometric Determinations of Fe3+ in Iron Polymaltose Solution

Maria Totan, Elisabeta Antonescu* and Felicia G. Gligor

The aim of this investigation was to develop a spectrophotometric method in the visible range for quantitative determination of Fe3+ in a pharmaceutical formulation based on complexation wit..

Research Paper p. 274

Nutritional Composition, Analysis of Secondary Metabolites and Antioxidative Effects of the Leaves of Globularia alypum L.

L. Khantouche*, F. Guesmi, S. Motri, M. Mejri and M. Abderabba

This investigation dealt with the determination of the content of phenolic compounds, flavonoids, anthocyanins, tannins and in vitro antioxidant activity of the ethanol extract of the leaves..