Dr Shafiq Ahmad Tariq



  Pharmacological Screening of Indigenous Medicinal Plants




  1. Nisar M, Tariq SA, Marwat IK, Shah MR, Khan IA. Antibacterial, antifungal, insecticidal, cytotoxicity and phytotoxicity studies on Indigofera gerardiana. Journal of enzyme inhibition and medicinal chemistry. 2009 Feb 1;24(1):224-9.
  2. Nisar M, Tariq SA. Nutritional levels of Indigofera gerardiana Wall and Crataegus songrica K. Koch. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 2009;41(3):1359-61.
  3. Tariq SA, Ahmad MN, Obaidullah, Khan A, Choudhary MI, Ahmad W, Ahmad M. Urease inhibitors from Indigofera gerardiana Wall. Journal of enzyme inhibition and medicinal chemistry. 2011 Aug 1;26(4):480-4.
  4. Khan H, Tariq SA, Khan MA, Ghaffar R. Cholinesterase and lipoxygenase inhibition of whole plant Withania somnifera. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2011 Nov 29;5(20):2272-5.
  5. Niazi IU, Tariq SA, Ali A. Effect of doxorubicin and daunorubicin on the activity of acetylcholinesterase in acute lymphoblastic leukamia. Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad: JAMC. 2010 Dec; 23(2):45-7.
  6. Khan H, Tariq SA, Khan MA. Biological and phytochemical studies on corms of Colchicum luteum Baker. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 2011 Dec 30; 5(32):7031-5.
  7. Khan H, Khan MA, Tariq SA, Saeed M, Muhammad N, Gul F, Inayat H. Analysis of Metal Content of Samples of Gloriosa superba L (Colchicaceae) Collected from Two Different Locations in Pakistan. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2012;11(4):631-6.
  8. Khan H, Saeed M, Muhammad N, Tariq SA, Ghaffar R, Gul F. Antimalarial and free radical scavenging activities of aerial parts of Polygonatum verticillatum (L.) All. and identification of chemical constituents by GC-MS. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 2013 Apr 1;45(2):497-500.
  9. Tariq SA, Nisar M, Khan H, Shah MR. The Biological Performance of Crataegus songarica Against Certain Infectious Fungal and Bacterial Diseases. Biol Med. 2014 Jan 1;6(194):2.
  10. Tariq SA, Khan H, Popalzai AJ, Niazi IU, Safiullah. Attenuation of erythrocytic acetyl cholinesterase by paracetamol and chloroquine: Evidence in an in vitro study. Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences. 2014 Mar 1; 27(2):261-4.
  11. Tariq SA, Khan H, Muhammad N, Khan AZ, Haleemi A. Inhibition of erythrocytic actylcholinesterase by Ampicillin and Cephalexin: Possible role of uncompetitive inhibition. Molecular & Clinical Pharmacology 2013, 4(1), 38-43
  12. Tariq SA, Khan H, Muhammad N. Attenuation of erythrocytic actylcholinesterase by antidepressants: Evidence in an in vitro experiment. Toxicology and industrial health. 2013 Apr 9:0748233713480212.
  13. Khan MA, Khan H, Tariq SA, Pervez S. Urease inhibitory activity of aerial parts of Artemisia scoparia: exploration in an in vitro study. Ulcers. 2014 Jan 16; 2014
  14. Abdul Jalil, SAT, Iftikhar-ud-Din Niazi Comparitive susceptibilities of β - Lactamase producing isolates of proteus mirabilis to ceftriaxone alone and in combination with sulbactam Journal of Medical Science. 2008;22(4). 1.
  15. Abdul Jalil SAT, Iftikhar-ud-Din Niazi Comparative susceptibilities of Escherichia coli to ceftriaxone alone and in combination with  clavulanic acid. Journal of Medical Science. 2009;17(1).
  16. Asadullah, ATS, Muhammad Fida and S.F. Mabood. Non-lytic release of acetylcholinesterase from intact Pheretima posthema by tritron x-100. Pakistan Journal of Biochemistry. 1993;26(1):6.
  17.  Muhammad jan H-r, Shafiq tariq, Masoodur- Rahman. Comparison between the effects of extract from medicinal plant olea europea and verapamil on stimulated gastric secretion in fasting rabbits.  Jouranl of Saidu Medical College 2007;1(4):4.
  18.  Muhammad Jan SAO, Shafiq Tariq, Muhammad Javed, Muhammad Haroon, Muhammad Qamar. Comparison of verapamil and cimetidine for their effects on volume and acidity of carbachol induced gastric secretion in fasting rabbits. Journal of Ayub Medical College. 2005;17(3):4.
  19. Nageen Yusuf J-u-R, Muddassir Ahmed Khan, Robina Riaz, Gul Nawab, Shafiq Ahmad Tariq. Serum testosterone levels in heroin addicts Journal of Medical Science. 2006;14(2):5. 
  20. Shafiq  Ahmad  Tariq tb, Naeem  khan,beenish  Samreen  Hamid ,Yaqoob  ur  Rehman. Elemental analysis of Indigofera gerardiana wall by atomic absorption spectrophotometer (aas). Advace in basic medical science. 2015;1(1):5.
  21. Khan MA, Khan H, Tariq SA, Pervez S. In vitro attenuation of thermal-induced protein denaturation by aerial parts of Artemisia scoparia. Journal of evidence-based complementary & alternative medicine. 2015;20(1):9-12.
  22. Khan H, Khan MA, Muhammad N, Ashraf N, Gul F, Tariq SA. Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity of Joshanda partially mediated through inhibition of lipoxygenase. Phytopharmacology. 2012; 3:19-28.
  23. Khan H, Khan MA, Khan A, Tariq SA, Pervez S. Antipyretic Activity of Decoction of Joshanda and its Saponin and Sterol Contents Validation in an Animal-Based Model. Journal of evidence-based complementary & alternative medicine. 2014 Apr 1;19(2):99-103.
  24. Nizamuddin, SAT, Siraj S, Iqbal W. Treatment outcome in patients with HCV Genotype-3a Infection, Treated with 24-Weeks Dual Therapy (Sofosbuvir and Ribavirin). National Editorial Advisory Board. 2017;28(11)
  25. Shaheen G, Ali A, Tariq SA, Ullah S, Sultana N, Shah I, et al. Evaluation of hepatotoxic and Nephrotoxic Effects of Piroxicam Sulfonated Derivatives. Pak J Physiol. 2017;13(4):18-22.
  26. Khan I, Ahmad W, Karim N, Ahmad M, Khan M, Tariq SA, et al. Antidiabetic activity and histopathological analysis of carnosol isolated from Artemisia indica linn in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Medicinal Chemistry Research. 2017;26(2):335-43.
  27. Ullah R, Tariq SA, Khan N, Sharif N, Din ZU, Mansoor K. Antihyperglycemic effect of methanol extract of Tamarix aphylla L. Karst (Saltcedar) in streptozocin–nicotinamide induced diabetic rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. 2017;7(7):619-23.
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