Pharmaceutical Science and Technology


Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020

  • Water in Oil W/O Pickering Emulsion Encapsulated in Oil in Water O/W Emulsion: A Double Emulsion for Poorly Soluble Drugs

    Sidy Mouhamed Dieng, Louis Augustin Diaga Diouf, Alphonse Rodrigue Djiboune, Papa Mady Sy, Mamadou Soumboundou, Djibril Kebe, Gora Mbaye, Oumar Thioune, Mounibe Diarra

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 25-30
    Received: 30 October 2020
    Accepted: 21 November 2020
    Published: 30 November 2020
    Abstract: There are two problems that hinder the use of double emulsions in pharmacies: large-scale equipment not available for one-step emulsification and obtaining a double emulsion and limited ingredients available to replace the tension-active agents as primary emulsifier because these surfactants are toxic. To overcome these difficulties, a two-stage em... Show More
  • Morphological Characterization of Corticium koleroga, Cause of Thread Blight on Arabica Coffee

    Nagassa Dechassa, Alemayehu Chala, Kifle Belachew, Elfinesh Shikur

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 31-39
    Received: 3 November 2020
    Accepted: 18 November 2020
    Published: 22 December 2020
    Abstract: Coffee thread blight caused by Corticium koleroga is one of the fungal pathogens that cause severe damage to Coffea arabica in southwest Ethiopia. However, there are very few research findings on the features of the pathogen in Ethiopia. Therefore, the current work was designed with the objectives to characterize pathogen isolates and determine the... Show More
  • Addition of Modified Jadad Method to Evaluate the Rationality of Over-explanatory Drug Use: Taking Naloxone as an Example

    Zou Qingmei

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 40-44
    Received: 29 November 2020
    Accepted: 15 December 2020
    Published: 25 December 2020
    Abstract: Objective to evaluate the rationality of naloxone injection superdrug specification by evidence-based medicine and adding modified Jadad scale, and to establish the evaluation standard of rational drug use. Methods 540 medical records of naloxone used in 2019 were extracted, and the use of naloxone was analyzed. At the same time, the evidence-based... Show More