Market Research of Drugs Used as Laxatives

Laxatives (or purgatives) are foods, compounds, or drugs taken to induce bowel movements or to loosen the stool, most often taken to treat constipation. Certain stimulant, lubricant, and saline laxatives are used to evacuate the colon for rectal and bowel examinations, and may be supplemented by enemas in that circumstance. Sufficiently high doses of laxatives will cause diarrhea

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Status and Conservation of Lepidium Sativum Linn. (Chansur): An Ethnomedicinal Herb of Madhya Pradesh


Herbal medicines are in great demand in both developed and the developing countries in primary healthcare because of their great efficacy and little or no side effects. In India, the indigenous system of medicine namely Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani have been in existence for several centuries. These traditional systems of medicine together with homoeopathy and folklore medicine continue to play a significant role largely in the health care system of the population.

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Survelliance of Anti-allergic Drugs from Indore Locality of Madhya Pradesh


Allergy is a disorder of the immune system often also referred to as atopy. Allergic reactions occur to environmental substances known as allergens; these reactions are acquired, predictable and rapid.The present paper through the light on the marketing survey of Antiallergic drugs and a comparison of drugs, having less drug-drug interaction and adverse drug reaction which benefits the patient's compliance towards the use allergy.  Market research of Antiallergic drugs was carried from Jan 2008 to May 2008; data's were collected from five doctor's cabin and ten chemist of Indore city.

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Taste Masking Method For Bitter Drug and Tasteless Dispersible Tablet: An Overview

The problem of bitter and obnoxious taste of drug in pediatric and geriatric formulations is a challenge to the pharmacist in the present scenario. In order to ensure patient compliance bitterness masking becomes essential. Molecule interacts with taste receptor on the tongue to give bitter, sweet or other taste sensation, when they dissolve in saliva. This sensation is the result of signal transduction from the receptor organs for taste, commonly known as taste buds. These taste buds contain very sensitive nerve endings, which produce and transmit electrical impulses via the seventh, ninth and tenth cranial nerves to those areas of the brain, which are devoted to the perception of taste

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Microbial Limit Test in Pharmaceutical Products: An Overview

The microbial limit tests are designed to perform the qualitative and quantitative estimations of specific viable microorganisms present in pharmaceutical substances or in the samples. Since, the pharmaceutical products deals with the formulation of various dosage form which ultimately be used by the human for alleviating certain kind of ailments to treat the dreadful diseases. Therefore, the test should be performed in all the dosage form to ensure that the formulation is free from any micro-organism and it also ensure that it will not going to harm the human body as concern to the micro-organism.

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Pharmacy Education on Internet

Modern information technologies and worldwide communication through the Internet play a significant role in medicinal plant research across the globe. The phenomenal growth in Internet usages is largely due to the success of World Wide Web. Various useful websites and databases about pharmacy education are already in the ‘Net’ and many more are being added constantly.

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