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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: DPTH.5010; Last Offered: Winter 2017;

Course Description

An introduction to the chemistry, biochemistry ad physiological actions of vaious pharmaceuticals. Fundamental concepts will be stressed and will include a discussion of drug receptors, drug recepto interactions, pharmacokinetics, enzyme induction, drug metabolism, drug safety and effectiveness and idiosyncratic reactions. Several major groups of drugs will be studied including: central nervous system stimulants, hypnotics, narcotic analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs, cholinergics, adrenergics, adrenergic blocking drugs, antihypertensives, antihistamines, diuretics, adrenal steroids, anti-anemic drugs and antibiotics. Articles from the current literature will be discussed.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: CSCE Graduate Restrictions
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 2;

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