PY6406 - PHARMACOLOGY (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

PY6406 - PHARMACOLOGY (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

PY6406

PHARMACOLOGY

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To provide the general pharmacological principles.
• To make understand the pharmacology of different types of drugs acting on various physiological systems.

UNIT I

GENERAL PHARMACOLOGY

9

Routes of administration, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Receptors, Mechanism of action of drugs, Factors modifying drug action, adverse drug reaction, drug interactions, Bioassay of drugs, drug discovery and development.

UNIT II

PERIPHERAL AND CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

12

Mechanism of action, Pharmacology of parasympathomimetics, parasympatholytics, sympathomimetics, sympatholytics, neuromuscular blocking agent, general anaesthetics, antipsychotics, antidepressants, antiepileptic, analgesics, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory (NSAIDS), CNS stimulants.


UNIT III

CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY

9

Classification, Mechanism of action, Pharmacology of cardiac glycosides, anti anginal, antihypertensive agents, vasodilators including calcium channel blockers, anti arrhythmic and anti hyperlipidemic agents.

UNIT IV

ANTIMICROBIAL PHARMACOLOGY

10

General principles of chemotherapy, sulphonamides, antibiotics– penicillins, cephalosporins, chloramphenicol, macrolides, fluroquinolones. Chemotherapy of tuberculosis, leprosy, fungal, viral diseases, malignancy and immunosuppressive agents.

UNIT V

GASTROINTESTINAL PHARMACOLOGY

5

Classification, Mechanism of action, Antacids, anti ulcer drugs, laxatives and anti diarrhoeal, emetics and antiemetics.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: The student will be able to
• Understand the various principles of general pharmacology.
• Understand the pharmacology and mechanism of action of various categories of drugs such as nervous, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and antimicrobial agents.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Satoskar, R.S., Bhandarkar, S.D. and Rege, N.N., “Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics”, Popular Prakashan (P) Ltd., 2006.
2. Tripathi, K.D., “Essentials of Medical Pharmacology”, 4th BrothersMedical Publishers (P) Ltd, 1999.

REFERENCES:
1. Hardman, J.G. and Limbird, L.E., “Goodman and Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics” 10th Edition, Medical Publishing Division, 2001.
2. Das, M.M., “Pharmacology for Second Professional Students” 5th Edition, Books and Allied (P) Ltd, 2004.
3. Katzung BG. Basic and clinical Pharmacology, Prentice Hall International.

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