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Effects of Leonotis leonurus aqueous extract on the isolated perfused rat heart
(Open Access Science Research Publisher, 2012)
The use the aqueous decoction of Leonotis leonurus (L. leonurus) (Ll) R. Br. (Lamiaceae) in the treatment of hypertension (HPT) in traditional medicine is well documented. The effect of the aqueous extract of LI on the ...
Do HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy influence multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment outcomes?
(Academic Journals, 2015)
The aim of this study was to find out whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infection and antiretroviral drugs influence multidrug-resistant (MDR)-tuberculosis (TB) treatment outcomes. The study compares MDR-TB treatment ...
The contributions of muscarinic receptors and changes in plasma aldosterone levels to the anti-hypertensive effect of Tulbaghia violacea
(BioMed Central, 2013)
Background: Tulbaghia violacea Harv. (Alliaceae) is used to treat various ailments, including hypertension (HTN) in South Africa. This study aims to evaluate the contributions of muscarinic receptors and changes in ...
Acute pharmacokinetics of first line anti-tuberculosis drugs in patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis and in patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis co-infected with HIV
(David Publishing, 2011)
The aim of this study was to compare the pharmacokinetics of antituberculosis drugs in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) and in patients with PTB and HIV during the first 24 h of treatment. Designed as a ...
Effects of aqueous leaf extract of Asystasia gangetica on the blood pressure and heart rate in male spontaneously hypertensive Wistar rats
(BioMed Central Ltd, 2013)
Background: Asystasia gangentica (A. gangetica) belongs to the family Acanthaceae. It is used to treat hypertension, rheumatism, asthma, diabetes mellitus, and as an anthelmintic in South Africa, India, Cameroun, Nigeria, ...
Determination of kanamycin plasma levels using LC-MS and its pharmacokinetics in patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis with and without HIV-infection
The objectives of the study were: (1) to determine kanamycin plasma concentrations using liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (LC-MS), (2) to investigate kanamycin pharmacokinetics (PK) in patients with ...
Characterization and Cradiovascular Effects of (13S)-9α,13α-epoxylabda-6β(19),15(14)diol dilactone, a Diterpenoid Isolated from Leonotis leonurus
(South African Chemical Institute, 2008)
A new diterpenoid, (13S)-9 ,13 -epoxylabda-6 (19),15(14)diol dilactone (1), was isolated from Leonotis leonurus and the structure determined via NMR analysis. The compound causes significant changes in blood pressure of ...
Inorganic ions in leonotis leonurus extract do not explain changes in isolated Wistar rat heart function
(Open Access Science Research Publisher, 2011)
Leonotis leonurus (L. leonurus) R. Br (Lamiaceae) is used by healers in South Africa. The present study was conducted to determine if the L. leonurus effect on isolated rat heart is due to ionic changes in the perfusion fluid.
Nevirapine plasma concentrations in premature infants exposed to single-dose nevirapine for prevention of mother-tochild transmission of HIV-1
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011)
Background: No pharmacokinetic data exist for premature infants receiving single-dose nevirapine (sd NVP) for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. Aim: To describe NVP decay pharmacokinetics in two ...
Active Principles of Tetradenia riparia; II. Antispasmodic Activity of 8(14), 15-Sandaracopimaradiene-7α, 18-diol
(Georg Thieme Verlag, 1987)
Tetradenia riparia is one of the most popular medicinal plants in Rwanda. Previously, several new substances have been isolated from the leaves, including a new diterpenediol, i.e. 8(14),15-sandaracopimaradiene-7α,18-diol. ...