Drug interaction is the interaction shown by a substance which affects the activity of the administered drug. The substance which is affecting a drug activity can be another drug when both are administered together. This can also be studied as drug-drug interaction. This interaction can be synergistic or antagonistic in nature thereby causing either an increased or decreased drugs effect. Also there may be a condition in which new a new effect can be produced that is neither produced on its own. However, the interactions may also exist between drug and food called drug-food interactions. There are cases where a particular food should not be taken when a particular drug is under administration as it may result in severe crisis within the system. These accidents usually occur as a result of misuse or due to lack of knowledge about the active ingredients involved in its composition. The study of these interactions therefore seems to be important from the point of practice of medicine. Also, there are cases where an interaction stands from a theoretical point but in actual clinical practice have no important repercussions.
Scholarly journal is a peer-reviewed journal in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published. Scholarly journals serve as forums for the introduction and presentation for scrutiny of new research, and the critique of existing research. Content typically takes the form of articles presenting original research, review articles, and book reviews.The term Scholarly journal applies to scholarly publications in all fields; this article discusses the aspects common to all academic field journals.
Last date updated on June, 2014