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a drug is included in this section of a drug monograph. A. Dosage and Administration B. Clinical Pharmacology C. How Supplied D. Description 2. A patient calls the pharmacy and asks if it's safe to take a certain drug while nursing. You pull the package insert and see that it's the older format. What section do you need to look in? A. Dosage and Administration B. Precautions C. Clinical Pharmacology D. Warnings 3. If you want to know what dose forms are available for a particular drug, you would...

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Fact Sheet on Effects of Marijuana on the Body

Guy A. Cabral, Professor, Medical College of Virginia, speaking at NlDA's National Conference on Marijuana Use: Prevention, Treatment and Research.) Limitations of Marijuana Research "Unfortunately, much of what is known about the human pharmacology of smoked marijuana comes from experiments with plant material containing about 2% THC or less, or occasionally up to 4% THC. In addition, human experiments typically are done in laboratory settings where only one or two smoked doses were administered...

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Psy 404 Study Guide Lessons 1-6

Psy 404 Study Questions Part-1 Lesson 1-6 1. How were psychoactive drugs defined in the lessons? * Psychoactive drugs: Chemical substances that effect thoughts, emotions and behavior 2. What is pharmacology? * Pharmacology: The study of the mechanisms by which drugs (chemical substances) interact with living systems to produce biological (psychoactive) effects 3. Identify 6 pharmacological categories of psychoactive drugs identified in the lessons. 1. Depressants 2. Stimulants ...

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History of Medical Drugs

the first to dissect the human body to study the functions of specific organs. The Islamic civilization rose to primacy in medical science as Muslim physicians contributed significantly to the field of medicine, including anatomy, ophthalmology, pharmacology, pharmacy, physiology, surgery, and the pharmaceutical sciences. The Arabs were influenced by, and further developed Greek, Roman and Indian medical practices. Galen, Hippocrates, Sushruta and Charaka were pre-eminent authorities.[37] The translation...

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Sleeping Sickness

know about the entire gene and their sequences. And they will be able to understand how the availability of the genome sequences of trypanosomatid parasites has set high hopes for the discovery of new drug targets using a reverse pharmacology approach. Reverse pharmacology contrasts with traditional drug discovery by starting with the genome as the source of all potential targets and then eliminating through a series of screens those that are unlikely to provide an effective target for drug design...

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Salbutamol: History of Development in Asthma Drug Compounds

isoprenaline-phenylephrine in reversible airways obstruction. British medical journal 1(5799): 539-542. Berend N, Marlin GE (1978). Characterization of beta-adrenoceptor subtype mediating the metabolic actions of salbutamol. British journal of clinical pharmacology 5(3): 207-211. Brittain RT, Farmer JB, Jack D, Martin LE, Simpson WT (1968). Alpha-[(t-Butylamino)methyl]-4-hydroxy-m-xylene-alpha 1,alpha 3-diol (AH.3365): a selective beta-adrenergic stimulant. Nature 219(5156): 862-863. Bylund DB (2007). Alpha-...

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Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical and Physical Chemistry, (2) Organic and Medical or Pharmaceutical Chemistry, (3) Qualitative, Quantitative and Drug Assaying. The Biological Science subjects shall include (4) Physiology Biochemistry, (5) Microbiology and Public Health, (6) Pharmacology andToxicology. The pharmacy subjects shall include (7) Botany and Pharmacognosy, (8) General Pharmacy, (9) Compounding and Dispensing, (10) Physical and Manufacturing Pharmacy, (11) Pharmacy Administration, and (12) Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence...

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Poverty & Literacy

|20% | |2. |Pharmaceutical Chemistry |20% | |3. |Pharmacology |20% | |4. |Pharmacognosy |20% ...

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Unit 2 Assignmt Mod 1

´╗┐Unit 2 Assignment Directions and Grading Rubric Applying Pharmacology Principles Unit outcome(s) addressed in this Assignment: Explain how the drug affects the body and how the body affects the drug; Identify undesirable drug effects; Compare and contrast drug names; Describe different drug forms; Understand the use of a drug reference. Course outcome(s) assessed in this Assignment: HS140-1: Apply pharmacology principles in healthcare settings. Requirements Complete the monographs below as per...

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Pharmacognosy: Chemical Compound and Drugs

are used to promote health beyond basic nutrition. The study of drugs from plants includes the subjects of botany, chemistry and pharmacology. Botany includes the identification (taxonomy), genetics, and cultivation of plants. Chemical characterization includes the isolation, identification and quantification of constituents in plant materials. Pharmacology is the study of the biological effects that the chemicals in medicinal plants have on cell cultures, animals and humans. The renaissance...

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