About the Journal

The Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy (PSNNJP) is the official organ of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria with its first print in 1961 (as Journal of Pharmacy) and with unbroken publication since 1970 (as PSNNJP).

The PSNNJP is a peer-reviewed, open access journal which publishes original research articles, review articles and case studies on all aspects of pharmaceutical sciences and technologies, pharmacy practice and related clinical aspects, and pharmacy education. The journal publishes articles covering developments in drug absorption and metabolism, pharmacokinetics and dynamics, drug delivery systems, drug targeting and nanotechnology. It also covers development of new systems, methods, Clinical Pharmacy and techniques in pharmacy education and practice. The scope of the journal also extends to cover advancements in toxicology, cell and molecular biology, biomedical research, clinical and pharmaceutical microbiology, pharmaceutical biotechnology, medicinal chemistry, phytochemistry and nutraceuticals. The Journal reports society news, with special attention to innovations in the Nigerian and African pharmacy practice space.

Published by one of the oldest professional associations in Nigeria, the PSNNJP celebrates the traditional arts of pharmacy practice and embraces innovative scientific processes that provide answers to current problems. We look forward to your partnership with us as we change the world through innovative and translational research.

Current Issue

Vol. 58 No. 1 (2024): The Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy
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The Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy is a publication of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria which publishes original research papers, critical reviews, systematic reviews, and short communications in all areas of Pharmacy Practice. The Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy now has eISSN approved number 9876-5432 obtained from the National Library of Nigeria as was also accepted for indexation in the prestigious Asian Science Scientific index ASCI-Database https://www.ascidatabase.com/masterjournallist.php?v=1388 in addition to being indexed by Google scholar and CrossRef®. The Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy is pivotal in strengthening the pharmaceutical sector through publishing of timely and innovative research outcomes. This current issue consists of 12 Original research papers and 2 Research reviews authored by researchers.

The editorial board would like to express its gratitude to all the authors and reviewers who have contributed to and supported the journal thus far. Please enjoy PSNNJP Volume 58 (1), March/April issue 2024, and stay up to date on journal news by visiting the website.

Kind regards,

Prof. Moses A. Akanmu,
B.Pharm, MSc (Ife); PhD (Tokyo), M.Phil. (Stellenbosch) FNAPharm., FWASP

Published: 2024-05-13

Review Paper

  • Effect of Antimicrobial Resistance in the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Asumah M. Onyeka, Chiamaka B. Agbaetuo, Kenechukwu E. A. Ujam, Fadilulahi A. Usman, Augustine O. Odibo, Chika B. Ojimah, Olabanjo B. Oladoyin, Adedoyin E. Daramola 
    33 - 41
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.04
  • Advances in managing sickle cell anemia: a systematic review

    Isaac Johnson Ajeh, Ozhe Sunday Isaac
    49 - 58
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.06

Research Article

  • Solanum macrocarpon (African eggplant) and Abelmoschus esculentus (Okra) fruits prevent weight gain and improve lipid profile in high-fat diet-fed Wistar rats.

    Mutiat B. Ibrahim, Ridwan A. Lawal, Andrea O. Akinjo, Ifreke M. Luke
    1 - 13
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.01
  • Assessment of Documented Pharmacists Interventions Across Secondary Healthcare Facilities in FCT, Abuja, Nigeria: A Retrospective Study

    Esuga Gloria Gambo, Abdullahi Gero Halima Sadiya, Ebong Ifreke, Haruna Fatima, Ugela Grace Mhungur, Akinwande Elizabeth Awele
    14 - 24
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.02
  • Identification of alkaloids from the methanol Leaf extract of Acalypha wilkesiana using HPLC/GC-MS

    Emmanuel Eimiomodebheki Odion, Amanda Akpevweoghene Odiete, Eravweroso, Congrat Odiete
    25 - 32
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.03
  • Assessment of Self-Medication Practices among Cleaners in a Nigerian University Community

    K. J. Awogbemi, A. B. Adenipekun, M. I. Ayeni, I. J. Olusegun, M. O. Olu-Lawal, E.A. Ojo, S. I. Bello
    42 - 48
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.05
  • Attenuation of Bleomycin-induced Toxicity on Selected Respiratory Function Metrics in Rabbits by a Polyherbal Preparation

    Kennedy I. Amagon, Kakjing D. Falang, Bukata B. Bukar, Jacob A. Kolawole, Ukpe Ajima, James G. Damen, Yusuf Agabi, Richard J. Kutshik, Ishaya Y. Longdet, Simji Gomerep, Ismaila Shittu, Stephen D. Davou, Noel N. Wannang
    59 - 67
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.07
  • Assessment of the Knowledge, Availability, and Use of the Essential Medicines List in the 36 States plus FCT in Nigeria

    Munir Elelu, Faith Eromon, Ijeoma Nwankwo, Nseabasi Ekanem
    68 - 75
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.08
  • Seroprevalence of hepatitis-E virus infection among pregnant women at a secondary healthcare facility in Abeokuta, Southwest, Nigeria

    Williams E. Ike, Joy A. Okiye, Christopher O. Igbokwe, Amogechukwu J. Ike, Oluwagbemisola C. Fasuyi, Augustina O. Oduleye
    76 - 86
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.09
  • Contraception Knowledge and Use Consistency among Female undergraduates in two North-East States, Nigeria

    Idris Onuche Suleiman, Daniel Chukwuyere Emeto, Ahmed Kayode Abdulmumin, Nuhu Tanko, Ahmed Abdullahi
    87 - 100
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.10
  • Assessment of Healthcare Waste Management Practices of Community Pharmacists in Jos Metropolis

    Christiana W. Dady, Comfort N. Sariem, Patricia O. Odumosu
    101 - 110
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.11
  • Multipurpose prevention technologies: Determination of an interest in its use for STI and contraception by Nigerian women

    Arinola E. Joda, Abiodun Akapo, Chinonyelum S. Ilomuanya, Deborah A. Ogundemuren, Peace Ofonabasi-Bassey, Margaret Ilomuanya
    111 - 120
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.12
  • Assessment of Pharmacists’ Knowledge, Attitudes, Barriers and Readiness in implementing Pharmaceutical Care in Lagos state, Nigeria

    Arinze Anthony Okeke, Christopher Ochigbo Ameh, Arinze Chibuikem Omeje, Dinfa Tyem Dombin, Victor Chikaodiri Amaechi, Chinweotuto Oluchi Iheanacho-Onuoha, Ibukunoluwa Joy Oyebade, Zainab Abdullahi Musa
    121 - 133
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.13
  • Anticonvulsant, anxiolytic and hypnotic effects of Monodora myristica (Gaertn, Dunal.) dried seed essential oil in mice

    Felix O. Afolabi, Moses A. Akanmu, Christiana A. Elusiyan, Idris A Oyemitan
    134 - 148
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.51412/psnnjp.2024.14
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