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Essentials of Medical Pharmacology

K D Tripathi (Author)

Contents: Section 1: General Pharmacological Principles: 1. Introduction, routes of drug administration. 2. Pharmacokinetics: membrane transport, absorption and distribution of drugs. 3. Pharmacokinetics: metabolism and excretion of drugs, kinetics of elimination. 4. Pharmacodynamics: mechanism of drug action; receptor pharmacology. 5. Aspects of pharmacotherapy, clinical pharmacology and drug development. 6. Adverse drug effects. Section 2: Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous System: Autonomic Nervous System: General Considerations. 7. Cholinergic transmission and cholinergic drugs. 8. Anticholinergic drugs and drugs acting on autonomic ganglia. 9. Adrenergic transmission and adrenergic drugs.10. Antiadrenergic drugs (adrenergic receptor antagonists) and drugs for glaucoma. Section 3. Autacoids and Related Drugs: 11. Histamine and antihistaminics. 12. 5-Hydroxytryptamine, its antagonists and drug therapy of migraine.13. Prostaglandins, leukotrienes (eicosanoids) and platelet activating factor. 14. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antipyretic-analgesics.15. Antirheumatoid and antigout drugs. Section 4. Respiratory System Drugs: 16. Drugs for cough and bronchial asthma. Section 5. Hormones and Related Drugs: Introduction.17. Anterior pituitary hormones.18. Thyroid hormones and thyroid inhibitors.19. Insulin, oral antidiabetic drugs and glucagon. 20. Corticosteroids. 21. Androgens and related drugs, drugs for erectile dysfunction. 22. Estrogens, progestins and contraceptives. 23. Oxytocin and other drugs acting on uterus. 24. Hormones and drugs affecting calcium balance. Section 6. Drugs Acting on Peripheral (Somatic) Nervous System: 25. Skeletal muscle relaxants. 26. Local anaesthetics. Section 7. Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System: 27. General anaesthetics. 28. Ethyl and methyl alcohols. 29. Sedative-hypnotics. 30. Antiepileptic drugs. 31. Antiparkinsonian drugs. 32. Drugs used in mental illness: antipsychotic and antimanic drugs. 33. Drugs used in mental illness: antidepressant and anti-anxiety drugs. 34. Opioid analgesics and antagonists. 35. CNS stimulants and cognition enhancers. Section 8. Cardiovascular Drugs: Cardiac Electrophysiological Considerations. 36. Drugs affecting renin-angiotensin system. 37. Nitric oxide and vasoactive peptide signal molecules. 38. Cardiac glycosides and drugs for heart failure. 39. Antiarrhythmic drugs. 40. Antianginal and other anti-ischaemic drugs. 41. Antihypertensive drugs. Section 9. Drugs Acting on Kidney: Relevant Physiology of Urine Formation. 42. Diuretics. 43. Antidiuretics. Section 10: Drugs Affecting Blood and Blood Formation. 44. Haematinics and erythropoietin. 45. Drugs affecting coagulation, bleeding and thrombosis. 46. Hypolipidaemic drugs. Section 11. Gastrointestinal Drugs: 47. Drugs for peptic ulcer and gastroesophageal reflux disease. 48. Antiemetic, prokinetic and digestant drugs. 49. Drugs for constipation and diarrhea. Section12. Antimicrobial Drugs: 50. Antimicrobial drugs: general considerations. 51. Sulfonamides, cotrimoxazole and quinolones. 52. Beta-lactam antibiotics. 53. Tetracyclines and chloramphenicol (broad-spectrum antibiotics). 54. Aminoglycoside antibiotics. 55. Macrolide, lincosamide, glycopeptide and other antibacterial antibiotics; Urinary antiseptics. 56. Antitubercular drugs. 57. Antileprotic drugs. 58. Antifungal drugs. 59. Antiviral drugs (non-retroviral). 60. Antiviral drugs (anti-retrovirus). 61. Antimalarial drugs. 62. Antiamoebic and other antiprotozoal drugs. 63. Anthelmintic drugs. Section 13. Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases: 64. Anticancer drugs. Section 14. Miscellaneous Drugs: 65. Immunosuppressant drugs. 66. Drugs acting on skin and mucous membranes. 67. Antiseptics, disinfectants and ectoparasiticides. 68. Chelating agents. 69. Vitamins. 70. Vaccines, antisera and immuneglobulins. 71. Drug interactions. Appendices. Index.

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Title Essentials of Medical Pharmacology
Author K D Tripathi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 10.08.2019
Edition 8th ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789352704996
length 1080p.