Gastroprotective effect of Cissus quadrangularis extract in rats with experimentally induced ulcer.

  title={Gastroprotective effect of Cissus quadrangularis extract in rats with experimentally induced ulcer.},
  author={Mallika Jainu and K Vijai Mohan and Chennam Srinivasulu Shyamala Devi},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  volume={123 6},
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Most of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including aspirin cause gastric ulcer. In order to study the gastroprotective effect of Cissus quadrangularis extract (CQE), this study was undertaken on aspirin-induced ulcerogenesis in pyloric ligated (ASP-PL) model in rats. METHODS To assess the possible antiulcer effect of CQE, lesion index, gastric secretions glycoprotein levels, non-protein sulphydryls (NPSH) and adherent mucus content were determined in… CONTINUE READING


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