Pharmacology

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Course No: EXER.3560-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1414; SIS Term: 3040
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

An introduction to the biochemistry and physiological actions of various pharmaceuticals. Fundamental concepts will include drug receptors, drug receptor interactions, pharmacokinetics, enzyme induction, drug metabolism, drug safety and effectiveness and idiosyncratic reactions. Several major disease states, and the common agents used for treatment will be presented including: autonomic (central nervous system stimulants, cholinergic, adrenergic, and muscarinic agents); Neuropharmacololgy (Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, major depressive disorder, anxiety and insomnia); Cardiovascular conditions (hypertension, hypercholesterolemia), Endocrinology (adrenal steroids anti-hyperglycemic agents); Analgesia (opioid and non-opioid), Antibacterial agents, and Respiratory conditions.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Jason Lancaster
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2021: May 17 to Jul 25
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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