Ak Azad Chowdhury

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BACKGROUND Understanding injection practices is crucial for evidence-based development of intervention initiatives. This study explored the extent of injection use and injection safety practices in primary care hospitals in Bangladesh. METHODS The study employed both quantitative and qualitative research methods. The methods used were--a retrospective(More)
Inappropriate prescribing for ARI and diarrhoea is a serious health problem in many developing countries including Bangladesh. A baseline retrospective prescribing survey for ARI and diarrhoea have been conducted in randomly selected 60 thana health complexes (THCs) of Dhaka division of Bangladesh. In the 38 of 60 THCs, the prescribers did not comply with(More)
Two partially purified organic fractions designated by PR1 and PR2 of the fat free ethanol (95%) extract of aerial parts of Phyllanthus reticulatus were tested for the hepatoprotective activity in rats against CCl(4)-induced liver damage. The rats receiving the fractions showed promising hepatoprotective activity as evident from significant changes of(More)
Pioglitazone, an excellent insulin sensitizer, is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The present investigation demonstrated a single dose pharmacokinetic study of pioglitazone tablet in 24 healthy male volunteers in a randomized protocol. Blood samples were collected before and 0.5 to 24.0 h after a single oral dose of a 30 mg(More)
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