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Course No: 35.356; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

Introduces the chemistry, biochemistry, and physiological actions of various pharmaceuticals. Fundamental concepts will be stressed and will include a discussion of drug receptors, drug receptor 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 current literature will be discussed.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: HSCI.2520.
  • Special Notes: Offered in summer only
  • Credits: 3;

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