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Protective effects of hydroalcoholic extract from rhizomes of Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. on compensated right heart failure in rats
BackgroundThe rhizomes of Cynodon dactylon are used for the treatment of heart failure in folk medicine. In the present study, we investigated the effects of hydroalcoholic extract of C. dactylonExpand
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Potent anti-inflammatory activities of hydroalcoholic extract from aerial parts of Stachys inflata on rats.
Extracts obtained from aerial parts of Stachys inflata have been used in Iranian folk medicine in infective, rheumatic and other inflammatory disorders. In the present study, the anti-inflammatoryExpand
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Antinociceptive properties of extracts and two flavonoids isolated from leaves ofDanae racemosa
The antinociceptive properties of the hydro-methanolic extract (HME) and two flavonoids isolated fromDanae racemosa have been investigated in several nociceptive rat models. The HME fromD. racemosaExpand
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Protective Effects of Methylsulfonylmethane on Hemodynamics and Oxidative Stress in Monocrotaline-Induced Pulmonary Hypertensive Rats
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is naturally occurring organic sulfur that is known as a potent antioxidant/anti-inflammatory compound. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of MSM onExpand
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Effects of extracts from flowering tops of Crataegus meyeri A. Pojark. on ischaemic arrhythmias in anaesthetized rats
Different species of Crataegus, commonly called Hawthorn, were reported to possess wide pharmacological effects on the cardiovascular system. In the present study, chloroform, ethylacetate andExpand
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Physicochemical characterization and pharmacological evaluation of ezetimibe-PVP K30 solid dispersions in hyperlipidemic rats.
The aim of this study was to improve the physicochemical properties as well as therapeutic efficacy of ezetimibe (EZT), through preparation of the solid dispersion (SD). SDs were formulated usingExpand
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Effect of interactive group discussion among physicians to promote rational prescribing.
This study assessed the effect of an educational intervention (interactive group discussion) on the prescribing behaviour of 51 general physicians from the north-west of Tabriz. Prescriptions wereExpand
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Relationship of pharmacist interaction with patient knowledge of dispensed drugs and patient satisfaction.
A prospective survey of pharmacists' tasks and patients' knowledge and satisfaction was conducted in 35 randomly selected community pharmacies in Tabriz, Islamic Republic of Iran. The totalExpand
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Reduction of coenzyme q10 content: a possible effect of isoproterenol on heart failure and myocardial infarction in rat.
Myocardial infarction (MI) was induced by subcutaneous injection of isoproterenol (ISO) to investigate the effect of ISO on Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) content of myocardium and subsequent effects on lipidExpand
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Effect of metformin on the proliferation, migration, and MMP-2 and -9 expression of human umbilical vein endothelial cells
Recent epidemiological studies have demonstrated that metformin lowers the risk of several types of cancer in diabetic patients. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) play a crucial role in theExpand
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