Dr. Salman Ahmed

Analgesic and antiemetic activities of ficus exasperata vahl., and cleome ciliata schmach and thonn

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  • Misbah Zubair,  
  • Syed Waseemuddin Ahmed,  
  • Salman Ahmed,  
  • M. Shaiq Ali ,  
  • Patrricia Akpomedaye Onocha

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The present investigation is an attempt to evaluate the analgesic and antiemetic activities of Ficus exasperata and Cleome ciliata leaves methanolic extract by using the chick emesis model (oral treatment) and acetic acid-induced writhing test (intraperitoneal treatment) in mice, respectively. The antiemetic activity (150 mg/kg b.w., of extract) was carried out by using chlorpromazine (150mg/kg) as standard antiemetic drug. The analgesic activity (250 mg/kg b.w. of extract) was performed using aspirin (150mg/kg) as a standard analgesic drug. The results showed significant analgesic and antiemetic effects.

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