Course Duration: 45 Hours
This subject is intended to impart the fundamental knowledge on various aspects (classification, mechanism of action, therapeutic effects, clinical uses, side effects and contraindications) of drugs acting on respiratory and gastrointestinal system, infectious diseases, immunopharmacology and in addition,emphasis on the principles of toxicology and chronopharmacology.
Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:
- Understand the mechanism of drug action and its relevance in the treatment of different infectious diseases
- Comprehend the principles of toxicology and treatment of various poisoning sand
- Appreciate correlation of pharmacology with related medical sciences.