Welcome to the world of Pharmacology 1 for the 3rd semester! Here, we embark on an exciting journey into the realm of drugs and their interactions with the human body. Pharmacology is a captivating field that forms the backbone of modern healthcare, and these 3rd Sem Pharmacology 1 notes are your key to understanding its intricacies. Whether you’re a student eager to grasp the fundamentals or a professional looking to deepen your knowledge, our comprehensive resources are designed to guide you through the fascinating world of pharmacology. Join us as we explore the mechanisms, effects, and applications of drugs, and equip yourself for a successful career in healthcare

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Unit-1

Introduction to pharmacology

  • Definitions & Branches Nature & Sources of drugs
  • Dosage Forms and Routes of Drug Administration
  • Terminology uses Classification, Abbreviations, Prescription, Drug
  • Calculation, Weights and Measures Pharmacodynamics: Actions,
  • Drug Antagonism, Synergism, Tolerance, Receptors, Therapeutic, adverse, toxic effects,
  • Pharmacovigilance Pharmacokinetics: Absorption, Bioavailability, Distribution, Metabolism,
  • Interaction, Excretion Review-Principles of drug administration and treatment individualization
  • Factors affecting dose, route, etc Indian Pharmacopoeia: Legal Issues, Drug Laws, Schedule
  • Drugs Rational Use of Drugs Principles of Therapeutics

Unit-2

Pharmacology of commonly used antiseptics and disinfectants

  • Antiseptics and Disinfectants Composition, action, dosage, route, indications,
  • contraindications, Drug interactions, side effects, adverse effects, toxicity and role of nurse

Unit-3

Drugs acting on the G.I system

  • Pharmacology of commonly used drugs
  • Emetics and Antiemetics
  • o Laxatives and Purgatives
  • o Antacids and antiseptic ulcer drugs
  • o Anti diarrhoeal – Fluid and
  • electrolyte therapy, Furazolidone, dicyclomine Composition, action, dosage,
  • route, indications, contraindications, drug interactions, side effects, adverse effects, toxicity and role of nurse

Unit-4

Drugs acting on the respiratory system

  • Pharmacology of commonly used
  • Antiasthmatics
  • Bronchodilators (Salbutamol inhalers)
  • Decongestants
  • o Expectorants, Antitussives and Mucolytics
  • o Broncho-constrictors and Antihistamines
  • Composition, action, dosage, route, indications, contraindications, drug
  • Interactions, side effects, adverse effects toxicity and role of nurse

Unit-5

Drugs used in the treatment of Cardiovascular system and blood disorders

  • Haematinics, & treatment of anemia and antiadrenergic
  • Cholinergic and anti-cholinergic
  • Adrenergic Drugs for CHF &
    vasodilators
    Anti anginals
    Antiarrhythmics
    Antihypertensives
    Coagulants & Anticoagulants Antiplatelets & thrombolytic Hypolipidemic Plasma expanders & treatment of shock
  • Drugs used to treat blood disorders Composition, action, dosage, route, indications, contraindications, drug interactions, side effects, adverse effects, toxicity, and role of nurse

Unit-6

Drugs used in the treatment of endocrine system disorders

  • Insulin & oral hypoglycemics
    Thyroid and anti-thyroid drugs
    Steroids
    Corticosteroids
    Anabolic steroids
    Calcitonin, parathormone, vit. D3,
    calcium metabolism
    Calcium salts

Unit-7

Drugs used in the treatment of integumentary system

  • Antihistaminics and antipruritics Topical applications for skin Benzyl benzoate, Gamma BHC,
  • Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Silver Sulphadiazine (burns) Composition, action, dosage, route, indications, contraindications, drug interactions, side effects, adverse effects toxicity and role of nurse.

Unit-8

Drugs used in the treatment of communicable diseases (common infections, infestations)

  • General Principles for Use of Antimicrobials Pharmacology of commonly used drugs:
  • Penicillin, Cephalosporins,
  • Aminoglycosides, Macrolide
  • & broad-spectrum antibiotics,
  • Sulfonamides, quinolones,
  • Misc. antimicrobials
  • Anaerobic infections
  • Antitubercular drugs,
  • Anti leprosy drugs
  • Antimalarials
  • Antiretroviral drugs
  • Antiviral agents
  • Antihelminthics, Anti scabies agents
  • Antifungal agents
  • Composition, action, dosage, route, indications,
  • contraindications, Drug
  • Interactions, side effects,
  • adverse effects, toxicity and role of nurse .


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