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Pharmointro

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Pharmointro

  1. 1. PHARMACOLOGY Science dealing with interactions between living systems and molecules, especially chemicals from outside the body. Drugs will be different in: Size--most small Shape--to fit receptor Chemical nature--acid/base
  2. 2. Drug-body interaction Pharmacodynamic: What drug does to you a) mimic or inhibit normal physiological/biochemical processes or inhibit pathological processes in animals or(b) inhibit vital processes of endo- or ectoparasites and microbial organisms. Pharmacokinetic: What you do to drug(absorb, distribute, metabolize,eliminate)
  3. 3. Get the drug in: Oral Inhale Topical Transdermal Subcutaneous Intramuscular Buccal Sublingual Rectal Parenteral---must skip the GI tract to avoid stomach acid(some penicllins and insulin)
  4. 4. DRUG GROUPS Antibiotics Antifungals Antivirals Antiretrovirals Affective disorders Insomnia CNS disorders Respiratory agents Gastrointestinal agents Urinary system Cardiovascular Anticoagulant Hyperlipidemia Narcotic and opoid analgesics Non-narcotic analgesics Thyroid
  5. 5. DRUG GROUPS CONT Hormone replacement Bone disease Corticosteroids Hypoglycemic Topical chemotherapy
  6. 6. DRUG GROUPS CONT Hormone replacement Bone disease Corticosteroids Hypoglycemic Topical chemotherapy

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