Hepatoprotective activity of Sonchus asper in paracetamol-induced hepatic damage in rabbits

  • Aftab- Ullah
  • Mahmood Ahmad
  • Taseer Ahmad Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Faiza Naseer Naseer
Keywords: Sonchus asper Linn, Hepatoprotective activity, Paracetamol, Silymarin, Histopathology.

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Taseer Ahmad, Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Shifa College of Pharmaceutical Sciences,

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Published
2015-02-15
How to Cite
Ullah, A.-, M. Ahmad, T. Ahmad, and F. N. Naseer. “Hepatoprotective Activity of Sonchus Asper in Paracetamol-Induced Hepatic Damage in Rabbits”. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, Vol. 10, no. 1, Feb. 2015, p. 115, doi:10.3329/bjp.v10i1.20620.
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