Mohammad S Alhumayyd

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Piperine, is the major active principal of black pepper. In traditional medicine, black pepper has been used as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory agent and in the treatment of epilepsy. This study was conducted to evaluate the in vivo analgesic and anticonvulsant effects of piperine in mice. The analgesic and anticonvulsant effects of piperine were studied in(More)
In view of the reliability of the serial-shock method of measuring ventricular fibrillation threshold (VFT) in quantitatively assessing the antifibrillatory potency of many anti-arrhythmic drugs and the alarming reports of the proarrhythmic effects of several anti-arrhythmic agents, it was decided to use the above technique to study the possible(More)
The present study was aimed to investigate the effect of piperine, a major active ingredient of black pepper, on the pharmacokinetics of domperidone in rats. Animals were given oral (p.o.) or intraperitoneal (i.p.) domperidone (20 mg/kg) alone or together with piperine (20 mg/kg, p.o.). Plasma samples were collected at 0.25, 0.5, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 6.0,(More)
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