Illustrated Medical Pharmacology

Illustrated Medical Pharmacology

By: S. M Raju (author), A. K. Kapoor (author)Paperback

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This book is a comprehensive guide to medical pharmacology for undergraduate students. Beginning with an introduction to general pharmacology, the following sections cover numerous drugs for disorders in specific parts of the body, including the central nervous system, cardiovascular and renal system, and the blood. A complete section is dedicated to chemotherapeutic drugs. The book is presented in an easy to read format, supported by more than 500 diagrams, figures, charts and illustrations. Each chapter ends with review questions for self assessment. Key points * Comprehensive guide to medical pharmacology for undergraduate students * Covers drugs for disorders in different systems of the body * Review questions for self assessment in each chapter * Includes more than 500 diagrams, figures, charts and illustrations

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AK Kapoor Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology, Rohilkhand Medical College, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India SM Raju Professor of Biochemistry, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Puducherry, India

Contents

SECTION 1 General Pharmacology *Introduction and Terminology *Routes of Drug Administration *Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics *Biotransformation of Drugs SECTION 2 Drugs Affecting Autonomic Nervous System *Autonomic Nervous Systems *Adrenergic Drugs *Cholinergic Drugs *Antimyasthenic Drugs SECTION 3 Drugs Affecting Central Nervous System *Central Nervous System *Anxiolytics and Sedative-Hypnotics *Antiepileptics *General Anesthetics *Local Anesthetics *Parkinson's Disease *Skeletal Muscle Relaxants *Antipsychotic Drugs *Central Nervous System Stimulants and Antidepressants *Opioid Analgesic and Antagonists *Ergot Alkaloids *Alcohols *Drug Abuse SECTION 4 Drugs Acting on Cardiovascular and Renal System *Antihyperlipidemic Agents *Anticoagulants *Thrombolytic Drugs *Antiplatelet Drugs *Antiarrhythmic Drugs *Vasoactive Drugs *Cardioinhibitory Drugs *Cardiostimulatory Drugs *Diuretics *Antihypertensive Drugs *Antianginal Drugs *Cardiac Glycosides SECTION 5 Endocrine Drugs *Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones *Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs *Adrenocorticosteroids and their Antagonists *Insulin *Gonadal Hormones and their Inhibitors *Agents Affecting Bone Mineral Homeostasis SECTION 6 Drugs used to Treat Diseases of Blood *Drugs used in Disorders of Coagulation *Drugs used in Diseases of Hematopoietic System SECTION 7 Drugs Affecting Other Systems *Pulmonary Pharmacology: Asthma *Gastrointestinal Drugs *Anthelmintic Drugs SECTION 8 Chemotherapeutic Drugs *Antibacterial Drugs *Antimycobacterial Agents *Antiviral Drugs *Antifungal Drugs *Antiprotozoal Drugs *Urinary Antiseptics *Cancer Chemotherapy *Drugs Affecting the Immune System SECTION 9 Anti-inflammatory and Analgesic Drugs *Anti-inflammatory Drugs *Antirheumatic Drugs *Drugs for Gout

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9789350906552
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 892
  • ID: 9789350906552
  • weight: 1200
  • ISBN10: 9350906554

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