Determination of the antiulcer properties of sodium cromoglycate in pylorus-ligated albino rats|
Srivastava, Vivek; Viswanathaswamy, A.H.M. & Mohan, Govind
Objectives : To study the ulcer protective property of sodium cromoglycate in pylorus-ligated rats and the biochemical role in ulcer protection by various biochemical tests.
Materials and Methods : The ulcer protective effect of sodium cromoglycate was studied using a Pyloric Ligation Model using Wistar albino rats. The antiulcer effect of sodium cromoglycate 40 mg/kg b.w., i.p., was compared with the reference drug ranitidine 27 mg/kg b.w., i.p. The ulcer index was calculated and other biochemical parameters like free acidity, total acidity, pH, mucin, pepsin and volume of gastric juice were determined.
Results : Pylorus ligation showed a significant (P < 0.01) reduction in gastric volume, free acidity, total acidity and ulcer index as compared to the control.
Conclusion : Sodium cromoglycate has activity equipotent to ranitidine.
Antiulcer activity, pyloric ligation model, sodium cromoglycate, ulcer index