PROPHYLACTIC EFFECT OF ASTAXANTHIN AGAINST GENTAMICIN-INDUCED NEPHROTOXICITY IN RATS
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: MOSAAD, Yasser (Police Hospital agouza, Future university in Egypt, Chief Pharmacist ,lecturer of clinical pharmacology, 5th settelment,New cairo, Egypt)
- Co-author(s): Yasser Omar Mosaad
Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, and widely used against infections of Gram-negative microorganisms since it was economic. Nephrotoxicity is the main limitation to its therapeutic use.
The daily oral administration of the astaxanthin at a concentration of 50mg/kg for 15 days to rats treated with gentamicin 80mg/kg for the last 5 days
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