Pharmacy Research Publications


Recent research publications in the past five years.

Adenola HA and Nlooto M. Development of an interventional tool for direct reporting of adverse drug reactions by health care users in South Africa. African Journal of Biomedical Research. Vol.24 Sep. 2021. Preprint

Mushebenge, AGA., Kadima, MG., Mashamba-Thompson T and Nlooto M . Evidence on collaboration of traditional and biomedical practitioners in the management of antimicrobial resistance in sub-Saharan Africa over 15 years: a systematic review protocol. Syst Rev 10, 158 (2021).

Boadu A, Agoni C, Karpoormath R, Soliman M and Nlooto M. Exploiting the antiviral properties of selected phytochemicals from leaf extracts of Spondias mombin (Linn): A computational repurposing approach toward the discovery of potential SARS-CoV-2 inhibitors. Advances in Traditional Medicine (2021) DOI: 10.21203/

Boadu A., Karpoormath R. & Nlooto M. Exploration of alternate therapeutic remedies in Ebola virus disease: the case of reported antiviral phytochemical derived from the leaves Spondias Mombin LinnADV TRADIT MED (ADTM) (2021).

Adenola HA & Nlooto M. Direct reporting of adverse drug reactions by healthcare consumers in Africa: a narrative review. Int J Clin Pharm 43, 11–24 (2021).

MP Mphekgwana, LN Mabila, E Maimela. Indirect and direct effects of factors associated with diabetes amongst the rural black population in the Dikgale Health and Demographic Surveillance System, South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine 2021: 13 (1), a2819

L Muthelo, F Moradi, TA Phukubye, MO Mbombi, RN Malema, LN Mabila. Implementing the Ideal Clinic Program at Selected Primary Healthcare Facilities in South Africa. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021:18 (15)  

IIdowu K; Khan R; Nlooto M, and Gordon M. Viability, mRNA and Protein Expression of Cytochrome P450 3A4 and P-glycoprotein in HepG2 and HEK293 cells .December 2020 Bioorganic Chemistry 107(3) DOI:10.1016/j.bioorg.2020.104573

Adenola HA & Nlooto M. Views of healthcare users on adverse drug reactions reporting: the Case of KwaZulu-Natal. Ponte. International Journal of Sciences and Research. Vol.76. No 9/1. Sep. 2020

Idowu K; Ramharack P; Nlooto M & Gordon M. Molecular Dynamic Mechanism(s) of inhibition of Bioactive Antiviral Phytochemical Compounds targeting Cytochrome P450 3A4 and P-glycoprotein.  September 2020 Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics DOI:10.1080/07391102.2020.1821780

Adeniyi J; Adeniyi; A; Moodley R; Nlooto M; Ngcobo M; Gomo E & Conradie J. Unravelling the drugability of MSI2 RNA recognition motif (RRM) protein and the prediction of their effective antileukemia inhibitors from traditional herb concoctions. November 2020.Journal of biomolecular Structure & Dynamics  DOI:10.1080/07391102.2020.1840442

Mukanda Gedeon Kadima, AG Mushebenger, Manimbulu Nlooto. Perspectives on the Concurrent Use of Traditional and Prescribed Antimicrobial Medicines for Infectious Diseases: A Triangulation Study in a South African Community. Afr. J. Biomed. Res.Vol.23(January,2020);111-115J Eval Clin AG

Saka SA, Oosthuizen F, Nlooto M, Odusan O. The knowledge, awareness, and perception of healthcare professionals about appropriate prescribing in the elderly: Findings from Nigeria and South Africa. J Eval Clin Pract. 2020 Oct;26(5):1512-1521. doi: 10.1111/jep.13347. Epub 2020 Jan 3. PMID: 31898394

Kadima MG, Mushebenge  AG , Nlooto M. Perspectives on the Concurrent Use of Traditional and Prescribed Antimicrobial Medicines for Infectious Diseases: A Triangulation Study in a South African Community. Afr. J. Biomed. Res.Vol.23 (January,2020);111-115

Frimpong E, Nlooto M .Management of Diabetes and Hypertension among Tswana and Zulu Traditional Health Practitioners: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study Using a Mixed-Methods Approach. African Journal of Biomedical Research 2020, 23 (2), - 135-14

Corné Coetzee , Ilse Truter & Anneke Meyer. Prevalence and characteristics of South African treatment-seeking patients with substance use disorder and co-occurring attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology 2020: 13(11); 1271-1280. DOI:10.1080/17512433.2020.1835467

Kapitány-Fövény, M., Barta, C., Crunelle, C. L., van den Brink, W., Moggi, F., Konstenius, M., Franck, J., Levin, F. R., van de Glind, G., Coetzee, C., Luderer, M., Schellekens, A., Matthys, F., Demetrovics, Z., & group, I. C. Recommendations for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of patients with comorbid attention deficit hyperactivity- and substance use disorder. Psychiatria Hungarica : A Magyar Pszichiatriai Tarsasag tudomanyos folyoirata. 2020: 35(4); 435-447. PMID: 33263293

Nyamazana, T., Manyama, T.L. and Tshitake, R.M., 2020. A review on the prevention and management of diabetes mellitus complications and the role of the pharmacist. South African Pharmaceutical Journal, 87(4), pp.22-25.

Manyama, T.L., Tshitake, R.M. and Moloto, N.B., 2020. The role of pharmacists in the renal multidisciplinary team at a tertiary hospital in South Africa: Strategies to increase participation of pharmacists. Health SA Gesondheid, 25.

L Muthelo, T Nemagumoni, TM Mothiba, AT Phukubje, LN Mabila. Experiences of Professional Nurses Regarding the Implementation of a Central Chronic Medicine Dispensing and Distribution Program at Primary Health Care Facilities in South Africa. The Open Public Health Journal 2020:13 (1)

Meela MM, Mdee LK, Masoko P, and Eloff JN. Acetone leaf extracts of seven invasive weeds have promising activity against eight important plant fungal pathogens., South African Journal of Botany, 2019: 121, 442-446.

Johnston, D. M., Truter, I., Irwin, Y. L., Naidoo, P., Coetzee, B. C., & Basson, W. D. (2019). Pharmacy students’ opinions and experiences working on board the Transnet‐Phelophepa Health Care Trains. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2019: 27(3); 311-317. 7, DOI

Crunelle, C. L., van den Brink, W., Moggi, F., Konstenius, M., Franck, J., Levin, F. R., van de Glind, G., Demetrovics, Z., Coetzee, C., & Luderer, M. International consensus statement on screening, diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorder patients with comorbid attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. European addiction research 2018: 24(1); 43-51.

Meela MM, Mdee LK, and Eloff JN. Tecoma stans (Bignoniaceae), leaf extracts, fractions and isolated compound have promising activity against fungal phytopathogens. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie, 2017:   ISSN: (Online) 2222-4173, (Print) 0254-3486.

Matemu AO, Adeyemi D, Nyoni H, Mdee L, Tshabalala P, Mamba B and Msagati TAM. Fatty Acid Composition of Dried Fruits of Sclerocarya birrea, Diospyros blancoi and Landolphia kirkii. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017: 14, 1401

Komape N. P. M., Bagla V. P., Kabongo- Kayaoka P. and Masoko P. “Antimycobacteria and synergistic effects of plants used to treat tuberculosis and related symptoms by the Bapedi people in Limpopo Province, South Africa” 2017: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 17 (128): 1- 13.