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All Publications of each faculty
Dr. G. Sivagnanam
1.Sivagnanam.G., Nioguy,S., Adithan,C., Chandra,D., and Bapna,J.S., Effect of Alphamethyldopa on pentylenetetrazol and electrically induced seizure in mice. IRCS Med. Sci. 1984; 12: 1119.
2.Sivagnanam.G., Adithan,C.,Swain,R., Shashindran.C.H., and Bapna,J.S., Involvement of Alpha-
adrenergic and seretonergic systems in Amitryptyline analgesia. IRCS Med. Sci. 1985;13: 769-70.
3.Sivagnanam.G., Adithan,C.,Thakur,L.C., Raveendran,R., and Bapna,J.S., Alphamethyldopa analgesia:
      its possible mechanism of action. Arch. Int. Pharmacodyn. 1986; 30: 371-4.
4.Adithan,C.,Sivagnanam.G., Rajan Swain, Shashindran.C.H., and Bapna,J.S., Potentiation of Clonidine
      analgesia by Amitriptyline. Ind. J. Exp. Bio. 1986; 24: 256-8.
5.Sivagnanam.G., Adithan,C., Raveendran,R., and Bapna,J.S. Amitriptyline analgesia:Tolerance & cross
      tolerance pattern. Ind. J. Med. Res. 1986; 84: 200-3.
6.Sivagnanam.G., Gitanjali,B.,Raveendran,R., Adithan,C., and Bapna,J.S., Effect of Electroconvulsive
      therapy on Alloxan induced Diabetes in rats. Ind. J. Pharmacol. 1987; 19:153-5.
7.Sivagnanam.G., Adithan,C., Raveendran,R., Shashindran.C.H., and Bapna,J.S., Evaluation of
      simplified antipyrine tests in plasma. Ind. J. Med. Res. 1988; 87: 80-5.
8.Raveendran,R., Sivagnanam.G., Adithan,C., Gitanjali,B., Bapna,J.S., Reddy,N.S., and
      Soundararaghavan,S., Antipyrine metabolism in patients with cancer of the cervix. Med. Sci. Res.,
      1988; 16: 647-8.
9.Raveendran,R., Adithan,C., Sivagnanam.G., Shashindran.C.H., and Bapna,J.S., A comparative study of
      one, two, and multisample antipyrine tests in saliva. Nat. Med. J. India 1988; 1: 274-7.
10.Hamide,A., Sivagnanam.G., Raveendran,R., Adithan,C., Sivaraman,V. and Chandrasekar,S. Short term
      anti- tubercular drug therapy and hepatic microsomal enzyme activity- antipyrine metabolism as an
      index. J. Assoc. Phys. India. 1990; 38: 631-2.   
11.Gitanjali,B., Sivagnanam.G., Raveendran,R and Shashindran.C.H., Ascorbic acid delays the
      development of tolerance to amphetamine induced anorexia but does not affect the reverse tolerance
      which develops to the locomotor activity. Ind. J. Exp. Biol. 1994: 32: 540-3.
12.Sivagnanam.G., Namasivayam. K., Rajasekaran.M, Thirumalaikolundusubramanian. P and
      Ravindranath CA. Comparative study of Knowledge, Beliefs and Practices of Diabetic patients cared at a
      Teaching Hospital (free service) and those cared by Private Practitioners (paid service). Ann. N.Y. Acad.
      Sci. 2002; 958: 416–9
13.Sivagnanam.G., Rajasekaran.M., Thirumalaikolundusubramanian. P., Namasivayam. K., Jayashree. C.
      and Ravindranath., C. Best wishes-From medical students, Eubios Journal of Asian and International
      Bioethics, 2002; 12:71-2
14.Sivagnanam.G and Theodore.S., Pharmcross (Student Forum). Meducator, 2002; 2 (2): 55 & 63
15.Sivagnanam. G., Rajasekaran, M., Thirumalaikolundusubramainan. P., Sheela Fathima, A., Kumar, A.
      and Karthikeyan, A. Medical students and Misconduct – A Genderwise Comparison, Meducator, 2002; 2
      (3): 18-22, Reviewers’ comments 24-5
16.Sivagnanam.G., Rajasekaran. M and Jayashree, C., Redcross-Cardiovascular system (Student Forum).
      Meducator, 2002; 2 (4): 50-51 & 55
17.Rajasekaran, M., Sivagnanam. G., Thirumalaikolundusubramainan, P., Namasivayam, K and
      Ravindranath C. Injection Practices in southern part of India, Public Health, 2003; 117: 208-13
18.Sivagnanam. G., Splitting tablets, Australian Prescriber, 2003; 26 (2):28 (Letter)          
19.Sivagnanam. G., Colchicine in acute gout: Low dose colchicine was started after usual dose, BMJ,
      2004; 328: 288-9 (31 January), doi: 10.1136/bmj.328.7434.288-d (letter)
20.Sivagnanam. G., Iatrogenic uneasiness and fast forward ventricular ectopics, Ind. J. Pharmacol, 2004;
21.Sivagnanam. G.,Thirumalaikolundusubramanian, P., Mohanasundaram, J., Anusha Raaj, A.,
      Namasivayam, K., and Rajaram, S. A survey on current attitude of practicing physicians upon usage of
      antimicrobial agents in southern part of India. Medscape General Medicine. May 15, 2004 Available at:
      http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/473392Medscape General Medicine 6(2), 2004.
22.Sivagnanam. G, Rajasekaran, M., Jayashree. C., Sreepriya, R and Rajakannu, R., “Cross-word puzzle-
      A novel Teaching-Learning method” Ind. J. Pharmacol, 2004; 36:179-80
23.Sivagnanam. G, and Thirumalaikolundusubramainan, P., Missed, misinterpreted and amended-
      Methyldopa induced anemia presenting as ischemic heart disease. Indian J Pharmacol, 2004; 36: 321-2
24.Sivagnanam. G. Crossword puzzle: A novel teaching-learning method – Reply. Indian J Pharmacol,
      2004; 36: 327-9
25.Sivagnanam G.,Case 11-2004: A Boy with Rash, Edema, and Hypertension, N Engl J Med 2004;
      351:1149- 50
26.Sivagnanam. G.,Thirumalaikolundusubramanian, P., Sugirda. P., Rajeswari. J., Namasivayam, K and
      Gitanjali, B. Study of the knowledge, beliefs and practice of sleep among medical undergraduates of
      Tamilnadu (India). Medscape General Medicine. October 12, 2004, Available at:
      http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/ 489715 Medscape General Medicine 6(4), 2004.
27.Gurusamy Sivagnanam. How to diagnose diabetes?Can. Med. Assoc. J., Mar 2005;  
28.Sivagnanam G,Bairy KL and D’Souza U.Attitude towards rape: a comparative study among
      prospective physicians of Malaysia. Med J Malaysia 2005; 60: 286-93.
29.Sivagnanam G, Saraswathi S and Rajasekaran A. Student Led Objective Tutorial (SLOT) Med Educ
      Online [serial online] 2006;11:7 Available from http://www.med-ed-online.org
30.Gurusamy Sivagnanam.Rosiglitazone and macular edema. Can. Med. Assoc. J. Aug 2006; 175(3):
31.Bairy KL, Subramanian PTK, Sivagnanam G, Saraswathi S, Sachidananda A and Shalini A. Bullying
      among trainee doctors in southern India: A questionnaire study. – Postgraduate Journal of Medicine
      2006; 53:87-90
32.Xavier R, Sreeramanan S, Diwakar A, Sivagnanam G and Sethuraman KR. Soft drinks and hard facts:A
      health perspective. ASEAN Food Journal 2007;14: 69-82.
33.Rajasekaran A, Sivagnanam G and Xavier R. Nutraceuticals as therapeutic agents: A Review.
      Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2008; 1(4): 328-40
34.Sivagnanam G. Mesotherapy - The french connection.J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2010; 1: 4-8
Contributions as Section Editor of the
Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics - News & Views Section
35.Sivagnanam G. Microneedles for painless immunization. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2010; 1: 128-30
36.Sivagnanam G. Gout drug "could treat angina". J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 2: 54-6
37.Sivagnanam G. A vaccine against cocaine abuse.J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 2: 143-4
38.Sivagnanam G. Guided drug delivery with magnetic force. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 2: 144-5
39.Sivagnanam G. Guided drug delivery with magnetic force. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 2: 144-5
40.Sivagnanam G. FDA approves Botox to treat chronic migraines. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 3: 216
41.Sivagnanam G. Stem cells help Serb's heart beat. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 3: 217
42.Sivagnanam G. Drugs on Saturday to combat "Prescription drug abuse". J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 3: 217
43.Sivagnanam G. An oil to strike stroke. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 3: 310
44. Sivagnanam G. Peels to peel bad cholesterol. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 3: 311
45.Sivagnanam G. ACE inhibitor and angiotensin-receptor blocker - A deadly combination. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 3: 311
45.Sivagnanam G. iPhone + iCard - A death preventing combination. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2011; 3: 312
Dr. Lourdu Jafrin. A

1. Lourdu Jafrin A, Shanthi M, and Meher Ali R. Anxiolytic Effect of Ondansetron, a 5-HT3 Antagonist on male albino mice in the Elevated Plus Maze. April-June 2013 RJPBCS Volume 4 Issue 2.  1665- 1675.


2. Lourdu Jafrin A, Venkata Naveen Kumar P, Udhayalakshmi T, Maruti Shripati Sawadkar. Drug utilization patterns of Geriatric patients admitted in the Medicine Department of a Tertiary Care Hospital. Int. J. of Pharm. & Life Sci. (IJPLS), Vol. 4, Issue 11: Nov: 2013, 3087-3092


3. Lourdu Jafrin A, Banupriya R, and Meher Ali R. Antidepressant Effect of Tramadol on BALB/ c  mice in Animal Models of  Depression. RJPBCS. 2013: April-June,   RJPBCS Volume 4 Issue 2.  1435 -1441


4. B. Jayapriya, S. Thamilarasi, M. Shanthi, Lourdu Jafrin A. Effect of Telmisartan on blood pressure and lipid profile in  hypertensive patients with dyslipidemia.  Int. J. of Pharm. & Life Sci. (IJPLS), Vol. 4, Issue 10: Oct: 2013, 3035-3040.


5.  Lourdu Jafrin.A, Venkata Naveen Kumar Paruchuri, Ramchandar  Ramanan. Antidepressant Effect of Ketamine in Sub Anaesthetic Doses in Male Albino Mice. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014


Dr. B. Maharani


1. Govindan Balaji, B.Maharani, Velappan Ravichandran, Thiyagarajan Parthasarathi. Linezolid induced black hairy tongue. Indian Journal of Pharmacology, Nov 2014, 46(6), 653-54.


2.  B.Maharani, M.Sathyaprakash, Paramesh Kalaiah, N.C. Elango. Dexmedetomidine and Buprenorphine as adjuvant to spinal anaesthesia – A comparative study. Int.Journal of Current Research Review, June 2013, 5(11), 97-103


3.    B.Maharani, Paramesh Kalaiah. Attitudes and knowledge of Medical Practitioners at salem towards Pharmacovigilance reporting system. National Journal of Basic Medical Sciences. April 2013, 3(4), 294-300.


4.     B.Maharani, N.Vijayakumari. Profile of poisoning cases in a tertiary care hospital, Tamilnadu, India. Journal Of Applied Pharmaceutical sciences, Jan 2013, 3(01), 91-94.


5.   M.Malathi, B.Maharani. Evaluation of Anticonvulsant activity of ethanolic extract of roots of Hemidesmus Indicus using adult albino rats. Journal of Pharmacy research 2011, 4(10), 3345-47


6.    B.Maharani, R.Meherali. Comparison of Analgesic and Antiinflammatory activity of ethanolic extract of Asparagus Racemosus with Aspirin. National Journal of Basic Medical Sciences. Jan 2011, 1(3), 154-58 


Dr. Babu L.N
1. Babu.L.N.,Aniket kumar,Kalpana Ernest,Anna B Pulimood,Arun Jose,Margaret Shnanthi.Effect of S- Adenosyl methionine in Gentamicin induced Nephrotoxicity in rats. IJPBS/vol3/issue 3/Jul- Sep/2013/405-413
2. Babu.L.N ,Aniket kumar,Margaret shanthi. Dose dependent antidepressant activity of verapamil in mice in comparison to saline and fluoxetine.” International journal of Pharmacy research 2011, 4(7) 2344-2346

Dr. Priyadharsini R


1. Priyadharsini R, Surendiran A, Adithan C, Sreenivasan S, Sahoo FK,. Study of Adverse Drug Reactions in Paediatric Patients. J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2011;2:277-80


2. Subraja K, Dkhar SA, Priyadharsini R, Ravindra BK, Shewade DG, Satheesh S, Sridhar MG, Narayan SK, Adithan C. Genetic polymorphisms of CYP2C19 influences the response to clopidogrel in ischemic heart disease patients in the South Indian Tamilian population. Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2013;69:415-22


3. Priyadharsini R, Shewade DG,  Subraja K, Dkhar SA, , Ravindra BK, , Satheesh S, Sridhar MG, Narayan SK, Adithan C. Genetic polymorphisms of CYP3A5*3 contributes to clopidogrel resistance in coronary artery disease patients among South Indian Tamilian population. Mol Biol Rep. 2014 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print]