The best way for students to learn and understand the most complex pharmacology concepts. Includes a comprehensive review of drugs necessary to passing the course and preparing for the USMLE. Includes updated information on poisoning/toxicology, and coverage of new classes of drugs. Easy to format, includes tables, charts, and an approach that really works.
Table of Contents
Where to Start.
Absorption, Distribution, and Clearance.
Drug Metabolism and Renal Elimination.
Drugs That Affect the Autonomic Nervous System.
Review of the Autonomic Nervous System.
Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System.
Drugs That Improve Cardiac Contractility.
Drugs Used in Heart Failure.
Drugs That Affect Blood.
Part IV: Drugs That Act on the Central Nervous System.
Anxiolytic and Hypnotic.
Antidepressants and Lithium.
Antipschoitics or Neuroleptics.
Drugs Used in Parkinson's Disease.
Introduction to Chemotherapy.
Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis.
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors.
Quinolones and Urinary Tract Antiseptics.
Drugs Used in Tuberculosis and Leprosy.
Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System.
Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs.
Insulin, Glucagon, and Oral Hypoglycemic Drugs.
Part VII: Miscellaneous Drugs.
Histamine and Antihistamines.
Drugs that Affect the GI Tract.
Nonnarcotic Analgesics and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs.