Course Duration: 3 Hrs./Week
This subject will provide an opportunity for the student to learn about the drug with regard to classification, pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic aspects, adverse effects, uses, dose, route of administration, precautions, contraindications and interaction with other drugs. In this subject, apart from general pharmacology, drugs acting on autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular system, central nervous system, blood and blood forming agents and renal system will be taught. In addition to theoretical knowledge, the basic practical knowledge relevant to therapeutics will be im- parted.
Objectives of the Subject
Upon completion of the subject student shall be able to (Know, do, appre- ciate) –
- Understand the pharmacological aspects of drugs falling under the above mentioned chapters;
- Handle and carry out the animal experiments;
- Appreciate the importance of pharmacology subject as a basis of therapeutics; and
- Correlate and apply the knowledge therapeutically.