Dr. Patrick U. Agbasi

GenPixDr. Agbasi Patrick U

Senior Lecturer

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Abia State University Uturu Nigeria, PhD Pharmacology and toxicology (2007) .
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Nigeria (1997-1999), M.Sc. Pharmacology and Therapeutics (1999).
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Nigeria (1997-199 PGD Pharmacology and Therapeutics (1998)
  • School of Medical Laboratory Sciences, University Of Nigeria(Teaching Hospital). Associate Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology of Nigeria(AIMLT).(1988)

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria
  • Member West African Society for Pharmacologists
  • Member West African Society of Toxicologists
  • Member Society of Biology London


  • Agbasi P.U., Abanobi O.C., Nweke I.N., Unekwe P.C., Okechi O.O., Amazu L.U., Nseabasi P.L., Ekezie J. (2010). Effect Of Selective Cyclooxygenase -2 Ihibitors On Blood Sugar And Haematological Indices Of Albino Rats: Focus On Nimesulide. J of Health Sciences and Tech. vol. 1. 31-40. (Nigeria)
  • Oze G., Nwosu D., Igiri O., Agbasi P U., Okorie K., Nseabasi P.L., Eke U. (2010). Oxidative Reducing Potency of Commercial Morinda Citrifolia Juice (Noni) Assayed with rats. J of Health Sciences and Tech. vol. 1. 41-46 (Nigeria)
  • Okechi O.O., Okoli, T.I., Nwanjo, H.U., Agbasi P.U., Nweke, I.N., Sahabi, S.M.(2010). Histopathological and Biochemical Effects of Dihydroartemisinin and Piperaquine Antimalaria Combination Therapy on the Liver of Adult Wister Rats. J of Medical Research and Tech. 7 (1). 23- 32. (Nigeria)
  • Agbasi P.U., Unekwe P.C., Nweke I.N., Okechi O.O., Onyiaora I.V., Emerole CO. .(2010). Toxicity Effect of Nimesulide on Kidneys of Young Albino Rats. Research J of Health Sc.1 (1): 17-29 (Nigeria)
  • Agbasi P.U., Nseabasi P.L., Okechi O.O., Chukwu L.C. (2009). Comparative efficacy of Amodiaquine, Chloroquine, Artimisinin and Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine in South Eastern Nigerian Pregnant women. J of Medical Research and Tech. 6 (2) : 18-21. (Nigeria)
  • Agbasi P.U., Unekwe P.C., Nweke I.N., Okechi O.O, Onyiaora I.V., Amazu L.U. (2008). Toxicity effects of nimesulide on albino rats heart and liver. J of Medical Research and Technology. 5 (1): 16-25 (Nigeria)
  • Ilo C.E., Ezejiofor N.A., Agbakoba N., Brown S.A., Agbasi U.P., Orisakwe O.E.(2008) Effect of chloroquine on urinary excretion of ciprofloxacin. American J Therapeutics. 15(5) :19-22 (USA)
  • E.Obi, P.U Agbasi, N.A.Ezejiofor, C.Maduagwuna, O.E Orisakwe. (2006). Safety warning and first aid instructions on Nigerian herbal remedies: Are they adequate? World J of Med. Sciences. 1 (2) :108-111. (PAKISTAN)
  • C.E Ilo, N.A Ilondu, N. Okwoli, S.A brown, J.C Elo-Ilo, Agbasi P.U., O.E Orisakwe.(2005). Effect of Chloroquine on the bioavailability of ciprofloxacin in humans.American J of Therapeutics. 12 (5) :1-5. (USA)
  • Orisakwe O.E., Agbasi P.U., Afone O.J., Orish C.N. Ilondu N.A., Obi E., (2004) Urinary execretion of rifampicin in the presence of ciprofloxin American.J of Therapeutics. 11 (3)171-174. (USA)
  • Orisakwe O.E, Agbasi P.U., Ofoefule S.I, Ilondu N.A, Afonne O.J, Anusiem C.A, Ilo E., Maduka S.O (2004).Effect of Pefloxacin on the Urinary excretion of rifampicin. American J of Therapeutics. 11 (1) :13 -16(USA)
  • Orisakwe O. E., Dora N. Akunyili. Agbasi P.U., Ndidi A. Ezejiofor (2004). Some plasma and saliva pharmacokinetic parameters of rifampicin in the presence of pefloxacin American J. of Therapeutics. II (4); 283-287(USA)
  • Orisakwe O.E., Afone O.J., Ilondu N.A., Obi E., UFearo C.S., Agbasi P.U., Maduka S.O, Orish C.N.(2003) Influence of the pharmacological modification of gastric emptying on the gastrointestinal transit and residence time of activated charcoal. J of the Pakistan Med. Associa. 52 (8 ) : 354 -356 (PAKISTAN)
  • Ofoefule S.I, Obodo C.E, Orisakwe O.E, Ilondu N.A, Afonne O.J, Agbasi P U. (2002). Salivery and Urinary excretion and plasma – saliva concentration ratio of isoniazid (INH) In the presence co-admnistered ciprofloxacin(CP). American J of Therapeutics. 9 (1): 19-18. (USA)
  • Dioka C.E., Orisakwe O. E., Afonne O.J., Agbasi P.U., Akumka D. D. (2002). Investigation into the haematologic and hepatic effects of Rimbacin in rats J. of Health Science Japan. 48 (5): 393 – 398. (JAPAN)
  • Orisakwe O.E., Afone O.J., Dioka C.E., Agbasi P.U., Obi E.,(2002). Testicular toxicity of Rimbacin in rats. Biol. Pharmacological Bulletin Japan. 25 (2): 206-208. (JAPAN).
  • Agbasi P.U., Orisakwe O.E, Obi E, Ofoefule S.I., Ilondu N.A,. Afonne O.J., (2001). Effect of sulphate chathartics on adosorption of rifampicin to activated charcoal. Indian J of Pharmaceutical Science. (July-August): 328-330. (INDIA)
  • Obi E., Emeh J.K, Orisakwe O.E., Afonne O.J., Ilondu N.A., Agbasi P.U. (2001). Investigation of biochemical evidence for the antiulcerogenic activity of Synclisia Scabrida. Indian J. of Pharmacoclogy 32: 381-383. (INDIA)
  • Orisakwe O.E., Ilondu N.D.A., Afonne O.J.,Ofoefule S.I. Orish C.N., Agbasi P.U. (2001). Effect of activated charcoal on Dietylcarbamazine absorption in man. American J. of Therapeutics. 8 (1): 7-9. (USA)
  • Orisakwe O.E., Agbasi P.U., Ilondu N.D.A., Afonne O.J., Ofoefule S.I., Obi E., Orish C.N. (2001). Rifampicin pharmacokinentics with and without ciprofloxacin. American J. of Therapeutics. 8 (3):151-153. (USA)
  • Ofoefule S. I, Obodo C. I., Orisakwe O. E., Ilondu N. A., Afonne O. J., Maduka S. I, Anusien C.A., Agbasi P.U. (2001). Some plasma pharmacokinetic parameters of isonized (INH) in the presence of a fluorquinolone antibacterials agent. American J. of Therapeutics 8 (4): 234 – 246. (USA)
  • Orisakwe O.E., Oluboye A., Ofoefule S.I., Obi E., Ilondu N.A., Agbasi P.U., Chiroma D,H. (2001). Adsorption studies of artisunate poisoning. J of Health Science Japan. 47 (5): 1- 4. (JAPAN)
  • Orisakwe O.E., Agbasi P.U., Afone O.J., Ilondu N.A., Ofoefule S.I.,Obi E., (2001). Adsorptive capacity of activated charcoal for rifampicin with and without sodium chloride and sodium citrate. Biological Pharmaceutical. Bulleting Japan. 24(6): 724- 726. (JAPAN)
  • Akah P.A., Oze. G, Agbasi P.U, Ezike A., and Jibrum B. (2005) Experimental pharmacology (with practical work book).Uchon associate publishers limited Owerri Nigeria.
  • Agbasi P.U. Orish O.E., Abanobi O.C., Okechi O.O., Reproductive Implication of Chronic Administration of Nimesulide on Growing Male Albino Rats. J of Basic Clin. Physiology and Pharmacology.(USA)
  • Assessment of Possible Toxicological Effect of Chronic Admnistration of Nimesulide on Fasting Blood Glucose of Albino Rtas. Agbasi P.U and Okechi O.O.(2010). 3rd International Neuroscience Congress of The Institute of Neuroscience and Biomedical Research (INBR) 24th-30th July .Abuja Nigeria
  • Nephrotoxicity effects of Nimesulide on rat Testis. Agbasi P.U., Unekwe PC, Nweke IN., Okechi OO (2009) Africa Education initiative international scientific conference 22th-25th June 2009 National Vertinary institute Vom Plateau State Nigeria
  • Toxicological implication of Nimesulide and Rifampicin coadministration on Rat Kidney. Unekwe PC, Nweke IN., Agbasi P.U., Okechi OO (2007). Africa Education initiative international scientific conference 11th-14th June 2007 Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Nigeria.
  • Heavy metal content of some Nigeria Herbal supplements and Testicular Toxicity in Abino rats Obi E, Afonne OJ., Ekpo BO., Okechi OO., Agbasi P.U., Orisakwe OE. (2006)African toxicological science conference 2006 ‘Risk Assessment and Quality Assurance Training workshop’. Limbe Cameroon.
  • Implication of chloroquine co-administration on plasma pharmacokinetic parameters of ciprofloxacin. Agbasi P.U., Ilo CE., Okechi OO. (2004). Anatomical society of eastern Nigeria ,Owerri Nigeria.
  • Histological pathology of rinbbacin on rat liver. Afonne OJ., Agbasi P.U., Obi E, Orisakwe OE. 24th Annual scientific conference and general meeting of Association of Medical laboratory Scientists of Nigeria. Abuja (2002).
  • Reviewer : International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Working Experience

  • Pioneer head of Department of Pharmacology, Imo State University Owerri Nigeria (2003-2005).
  • Current head of department of Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology Federal University of Technology Owerri (2011)
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