Browsing Pharmacology by UP Author "Muntingh, George L."

Browsing Pharmacology by UP Author "Muntingh, George L."

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  • Muntingh, George L. (MedPharm Publications, 2016)
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterised by chronically poor air flow. Typically, it worsens over time. The main symptoms include shortness of breath, coughing and sputum production. Most people with ...
  • Muntingh, George L.; Viljoen, M. (Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Cogent, Taylor and Francis Group, 2017)
    Despite some modest improvements described recently, anaemia remains a significant global public health concern affecting both developed and developing countries. It affects a quarter of the global population, including ...
  • Muntingh, George L. (MedPharm Publications, 2015)
    During a dissection practical in the Anatomy Department of the University of Pretoria, students found an unknown tablet in the rectum of a male cadaver (Fig 1). The deceased was approximately 68 years of age and the ...
  • Finberg, Marike Johanna; Muntingh, George L.; Jansen van Rensburg, Connie E. (Springer, 2015-12)
    Aloe vera gel is widely used in the treatment of an array of disturbances, especially skin disorders. The wound-healing effects have been attributed to its moisturizing and anti-inflammatory effects as well as its beneficial ...
  • Muntingh, George L. (Media 24 & South African Orthopaedic Association, 2011)
    The professional information leaflets of three locally available specific cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors indicate that these drugs are contraindicated in persons with a known allergy to sulfonamides. There are many concerns ...
  • Muntingh, George L. (Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Cogent, Taylor and Francis Group, 2017)
    Probiotics are being used and perhaps more often than not as a treatment for a variety of gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. With increasing frequency, it is also being advocated as a treatment for several medical conditions, ...
  • Muntingh, George L. (Medpharm Publications, 2011-07-25)
    Because grapefruit contains fibre, vitamin C, antioxidants and phytochemicals, the fruit and its juice are consumed widely to help meet daily nutritional requirements. However, in the past 15 years, studies have shown ...
  • Ahmed, Marwan A.; Muntingh, George L.; Rheeder, Paul (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2017-08-27)
    Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a primary complication of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and a direct manifestation of vitamin B12 deficiency. Examining the effects of metformin use on PN status became imperative following ...
  • Muntingh, George L. (MedPharm Publications, 2016)
    In the past 10 years or so, many alternatives to warfarin have been developed the first being the novel oral anticoagulants (NOAC) or better referred to as direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) or target-specific oral ...
  • Adriaan, Brink; Schoeman, Johan P.; Muntingh, George L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017-05)
    A multisite survey of South African (SA) medical students’ perceptions and knowledge of antibiotic resistance (ABR) and appropriate prescribing by Wasserman et al., published in this edition of the SAMJ, demonstrates ...
  • Ahmed, Marwan Awad; Muntingh, George L.; Rheeder, Paul (BioMed Central, 2016-10-07)
    BACKGROUND : The association between long-term metformin use and low vitamin B12 levels has been proven. However, the prevalence estimates of metformin-induced vitamin B12 deficiency showed considerable variation among ...
  • Muntingh, George L. (Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd, Taylor & Francis, and Informa business, 2016)
    Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in bone metabolism and seems to have some anti-inflammatory and immune-modulating properties. For most people sunlight is the most important source of vitamin ...