Eric ittah bpharma consultant

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This PPT talks about basics of pharmacology. It lays stress on explaining the basics of pharmacology and explains terms like pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and cells.
This PPT has been prepared by Eric Ittah, a leading biopharma consultant from Canada.

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Eric ittah bpharma consultant

  1. 1. By Eric Ittah Basics of Pharmacology
  2. 2. Pharmacology is the study of how drugs exert their effects on living system. Drugs – They are chemical agents that mingle with specific target molecules, thereby producing a biological effect. What is Pharmacology?
  3. 3. It is the movement of drugs through the body to reach sites of action, metabolism and excretions. What is Pharmacokinetics?
  4. 4. The contactof a drug and the receptors responsible for its action in the body. What is Pharmacodynamics?
  5. 5. Cells are structural units of life. What is a living cell?
  6. 6. •Exchange material •Obtain energy from nutrients •Synthesize hormones, neurotransmitters, enzymes, structural proteins and other complex molecules •Duplicate themselves What are the functions of living cell?
  7. 7. •Assimilation •Distribution •Degradation •Excretion Life Cycle of a drug
  8. 8. •By swallowing •Through mucus membranes •Through skin •Rectally Ways of slow absorption of drugs
  9. 9. •Through Injections •Through Inhalation Ways of faster absorption of drugs
  10. 10. Fastest absorption of drugs occurs when the drug is directly injected into the brain. It can be into brain tissue or into brain ventricles. Fastest absorption of drugs
  11. 11. Contact me : eric @ericittah.ca Thank You

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