Topics

Liposomal Curcumin Enhances the Effect of Naproxen in a Rat Model of Migraine.

08:00 EDT 9th July 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Liposomal Curcumin Enhances the Effect of Naproxen in a Rat Model of Migraine."

BACKGROUND Curcumin is an antioxidant that reduces inflammation and pain. This study aimed to assess the effect of pretreatment with naproxen and liposomal curcumin compared with naproxen and curcumin solution on oxidative stress parameters and pain in a rat model of migraine. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty-three male Wistar rats included a control group (n=9) and a rat model of migraine (n=54) induced by intraperitoneal injection of nitroglycerin (1 mg/0.1 kg). The rat model group was divided into an untreated control group (n=9), a group pretreated with naproxen alone (2.8 mg/kg) (n=9), a group pretreated with naproxen (2.8 mg/kg) combined with curcumin solution (1 mg/0.1 kg) (n=9), a group pretreated with naproxen (2.8 mg/kg) combined with curcumin solution (2 mg/0.1 kg) (n=9), a group pretreated with naproxen (2.8 mg/kg) combined with liposomal curcumin solution (1 mg/0.1 kg) (n=9) a group pretreated with naproxen (2.8 mg/kg) combined with liposomal curcumin solution (2 mg/0.1 kg) (n=9). Spectroscopy measured biomarkers of total oxidative status and nociception was tested using an injection of 1% of formalin into the rat paw. RESULTS Expression of biomarkers of oxidative stress and enhanced nociception were significantly increased following pretreatment with combined naproxen and liposomal curcumin compared with curcumin solution or naproxen alone (P<0.001). Combined curcumin solution and naproxen were more effective at a concentration of 2 mg/0.1kg for the first nociceptive phase (P<0.005). CONCLUSIONS In a rat model of migraine, combined therapy with liposomal curcumin and naproxen showed an improved antioxidant effect and anti-nociceptive effect.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research
ISSN: 1643-3750
Pages: 5087-5097

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [21111 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A robust microfluidic technology and a new lipid composition for fabrication of curcumin-loaded liposomes: Effect on the anticancer activity and safety of cisplatin.

Curcumin exhibits potent anticancer activity via various mechanisms, but its in vivo efficacy has been hampered by the poor solubility. Nanotechnology has been employed to deliver curcumin, but most o...

Low-Glycemic-Index Diet Relieving Migraine but Inducing Muscle Cramps.

Low-glycemic-index diet (LGID) has been shown to exhibit a beneficial effect in patients with epilepsy, exercise-induced dyskinesia, writer's cramp, migraine, and in myopathic mice. A 57-year-old fema...

A Liposomal Hydrogel with Enzyme Triggered Release for Infected Wound.

A novel liposomal hydrogel with enzyme triggered release of drug as drug carrier was presented for usage of infected wound. The liposomal hydrogel was prepared by an acombined method of thin-film evap...

The treatment efficacy of galcanezumab for migraine: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

The treatment efficacy of galcanezumab for migraine remained controversial. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to explore the influence of galcanezumab versus placebo on the treatment ...

Gut Microbiota Dysbiosis Enhances Migraine-Like Pain Via TNFα Upregulation.

Migraine is one of the most disabling neurological diseases worldwide; however, the mechanisms underlying migraine headache are still not fully understood and current therapies for such pain are inade...

Clinical Trials [5659 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Treximet in the Treatment of Chronic Migraine

This study is being conducted to evaluate the hypothesis that use of Treximet in patients with chronic migraine, when used on a short term daily basis and as rescue for break through attac...

Migraine Study in Adolescent Patients

This study was designed to determine how well the combination medication, sumatriptan and naproxen sodium, treats migraine headache in adolescents 12-17 years old

Comparison of Curcumin Bioavailability

The curcuminoids curcumin, demethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin can be found in the rhizome of turmeric (Curcuma longa). Curcumin is widespread used for colouring foods. Based on its...

The Combined Effects of omega3 Fatty Acids and Curcumin Supplementation on Inflammatory and Endothelial Factors in Migraine Patients

The aim of this study is to determine the effects of omega 3 fatty acid, curcumin and their combination or placebo for 2 months on the gene expression of COX-2, iNOS, TNF-α, IL-1β, IL-6,...

Treximet ™ Pharmacy Budget Impact Model Database Validation Study

The purpose of this retrospective claims database study was to compare the change in migraine-related prescription (i.e. NSAIDs, Opioids, Ergots) utilization among migraine suffers followi...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A dual inhibitor of both cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase pathways. It exerts an anti-inflammatory effect by inhibiting the formation of prostaglandins and leukotrienes. The drug also enhances pulmonary hypoxic vasoconstriction and has a protective effect after myocardial ischemia.

A yellow-orange dye obtained from tumeric, the powdered root of CURCUMA longa. It is used in the preparation of curcuma paper and the detection of boron. Curcumin appears to possess a spectrum of pharmacological properties, due primarily to its inhibitory effects on metabolic enzymes.

A class of disabling primary headache disorders, characterized by recurrent unilateral pulsatile headaches. The two major subtypes are common migraine (without aura) and classic migraine (with aura or neurological symptoms). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)

Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.

A physiologically active metabolite of VITAMIN D. The compound is involved in the regulation of calcium metabolism, alkaline phosphatase activity, and enhances the calcemic effect of CALCITRIOL.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topic

Pain Disorder
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...


Searches Linking to this Article