Blood Sugar Lowering Effectiveness of Cassytha filiformis Fractions on Diabetic Mice

Blood sugar lowering effect of Cassytha filiformis fractions on alloxan induced diabetic mice has been conducted. A number of 45 male mice with the fasting blood glucose level of ≥126 mg/dL (weighing of 20-30 g and aged of 2-3 months) were divided such where they were treated with Butanol (BuOH), ethyl acetate (EtOAc) and water fractions of Cassytha filiformis at dose of 10 mg/...
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Isolation and Protection Effects of Methyl Gallate from Surian Leaves (Toona sureni BL Merr) Against Atherosclerosis of Hypercholesterolemic Rat

A study on the protection effect of methyl gallate (MG) isolated from Toona sureni leaves against atherosclerosis has been carried out. Rats with high blood cholesterol level were obtained by feeding with high fat diet and inducing propyl thiouracil (PTU). MG was administered orally at the doses of 5, 10, and 20 mg/kg. Histopathologic examination was conducted to measure the ao...
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Evaluation of Parents’ Adherence in Giving Antibiotics on Respiratory Tract Infections (RTI) and Factors Associated with Adherence

Rahmi Yosmar; Azkia Fitria; Yori Yuliandra; & Helmi Arifin Abstract Parents’ adherence in giving antibiotics plays an important role in therapeutic management of pediatric patients with respiratory tract infections and can avoid antibiotic resistance. The aims of this research are to evaluate parents’ adherence in giving antibiotic and factors associated with adherence....
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Uji Toksisitas Subkronis Ekstrak Etanol Tali Putri (Cassytha filiformis L.) Terhadap Fungsi Ginjal Tikus

Yori Yuliandra*, N. Armenia, Annisa Nur Salasa, & Friardi Ismed Abstract Sub-chronic toxicity test of the deffated ethanolic extract of Cassytha filiformis L. on the renal function of rat has been carried out. A number of 16 male rats aged 2-3 months, weighing ±250 g were used as experimental animals. The rats were divided into 4 groups which consisted of 1 control grou...
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Preparation of Eutectic Mixture of Ketoprofen and Nicotinamide for Enhanced Dissolution Rate

Erizal Zaini; Yenni Sri Wahyuni; Auzal Halim; and Yori Yuliandra Abstract To enhance the dissolution rate of ketoprofen, a poorly water-soluble drug, eutectic mixture of ketoprofen with nicotinamide had been prepared by melting technique. The binary phase diagram was constructed to determine the eutectic composition of the binary mixture. The physicochemical properties of t...
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