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skin,diet & poisoning drugs


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skin,diet & poisoning drugs

  1. 1. Pharmacology Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of Skin, Diet & Poisonings/Overdoses
  2. 2. Topics• Skin• Diet Supplements – Vitamins and Minerals – Fluids and Electrolytes• Poisonings & Overdose
  3. 3. Note to Neil• After reviewing the text on these sections, I can’t find any reason to actually cover them in class.• I’d recommend that we just tell the students to be sure to read and review it.
  4. 4. Approach to TreatingPoisoning/Overdoses• Eliminate the substance – Enhance GI motility – Alkalinize urine – Filter w/ dialysis – Promote emesis (rare)
  5. 5. Antidote Mechanism• Receptor antagonism• Enzyme inhibition• Chelation• Examples: – acetylcysteine (Mucomyst®) for APAP – AChE inhibitors (2-PAM®, Protopam®)
  6. 6. Next Class• Review of pharmacology with Dr. Roberts.• Focus on mechanism of drugs affecting: – CNS/ANS – Psychotherapeutics – Cardiovascular• Come to class with questions for Dr. Roberts• Review your notes, he’ll have questions for y’all!• Merry Christmas!