Pharmacology Quick-Study Guide for Smartphones and Mobile Devices

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MobileReference, Dec 15, 2009 - Medical - 881 pages
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Pharmacology Study Guide Audience: Intended for everyone interested in Pharmacology, particularly medical students, nursing, undergraduate and graduate life science students, and dental students. FEATURES: - Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms. - Drug fundamentals - Most frequently prescribed drug classifications - Includes indications, reactions, and drug examples - Definitions - Pharmacodynamics - Pharmacokinetics and more... - Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases - Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. - Use your down-time to prepare for an exam. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Pharmacology: Pharmacodynamics * Pharmacokinetics * Drug metabolism * ADME * Pharmacogenetics * Bioavailability * Drug discovery * Clinical trial * Drug delivery * Dosage form * Therapeutic index * Toxicity * Drug interaction * Placebo * Generic drug * Orphan drug * Controlled Substances Act * ATC codes * INN Infectious Diseases: Antibiotic: Penicillin * Tetracycline * Sulfonamide Antiviral: Anti-herpesvirus Aciclovir * Anti-influenza Oseltamivir * Antiretroviral drugs Antifungal: Fluconazole * Nystatin Antiprotozoal: Pentamidine * Metronidazole Anthelmintic * Antiseptic Gastrointestinal System: Upper digestive tract: Antacids * Reflux suppressants * Antiflatulents * Proton pump inhibitors * H2-receptor antagonists * Cytoprotectants * Prostaglandin analogues * Emetic * Antiemetics Lower digestive tract: Laxatives * Antispasmodics * Antidiarrhoeals * Bile acid sequestrants * Opioids Cardiovascular System: General: Beta-receptor blocker * Calcium channel blockers * Diuretics * Cardiac glycosides * Antiarrhythmics * Nitrate * Antianginals * Vasoconstrictor * Vasodilator Affecting Blood pressure: ACE inhibitors * Angiotensin receptor blockers * Alpha blocker Coagulation: Anticoagulant * Vitamin K antagonists * Heparin * Other Platelet aggregation inhibitors * Direct thrombin inhibitor * Fibrinolytic * Antifibrinolytics Atherosclerosis/cholesterol agents: Hypolipidaemic agents * Statins * Fibrates * Bile acid sequestrants Central Nervous System: Stimulants: Amphetamines * Cocaine * MDMA (Ecstasy) * MPH (Ritalin) Antidepressants: MAOI * TCA * SSRI * SSRE * SNRI * NRI * DRI * Opioids Depressants: Barbiturates * Phenobarbital * Benzodiazepine * Diazepam * Clonazepam * Chloral hydrate * Glutethimide Antipsychotic: Chlorpromazine * Clozapine * Lithium salt Hallucinogens: Psychedelics: LSD * Psilocybin * Dimethyltryptamine * Mescaline * Cannabinoids Dissociative: Ketamine * Dextromethorphan * Nitrous oxide Deliriants (Anticholinergics): Benztropine * Atropine * Atracurium Anaesthetics: Diethyl ether * Nitrous Oxide * Propofol * Ketamine * Opioids Emetic * Antiemetics * Anticonvulsant * Anxiolytic Pain: NSAIDs * Opioids * Paracetamol * Local anesthetic Respiratory System: Bronchodilator * Anticholinergics * Beta2-adrenergic receptor agonists * Corticosteroids * Leukotriene receptor antagonists * Xanthines * Mast cell stabilizers * Antitussive * Dextromethorphan * Mucolytic * Decongestant * Sympathomimetic Allergy: Antihistamine * NSAIDs Anti-inflammatory: Glucocorticoid: Prednisone * Dexamethasone NSAIDs: Aspirin * Ibuprofen

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