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What is Pharmacology?

Pharmacology is a branch of medicine and pharmaceutical sciences which is concerned with the study of drug or medication action.

Where a drug can be broadly or narrowly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous molecule which exerts a biochemical or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism.

About writer

KD Tripathi, Ex director- professor and head of pharmacology Maulana Azad medical College and associated LN and GB pant hospital, New Delhi India.

Wikipedia of Pharmacology?

Essentials of Medical Pharmacology KD Tripathi 8th Edition

As we all know that pharma is very essential and needy subject of medical sciences cause it include of the drugs and their mechanism and clinical portion in it.

KD Tripathi has been evolving this book in very different manner like it contain firstly general pharma then system wise drugs and their work function. Point to point theory, contains all of the necessary topics & broadly explanation of it.

KD Tripathi Pharmacology Book

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Special Points of KD Tripathi Pharmacology Book.

  • In beginning of the book it described all of the abbreviation,
  • every chapter highlight special boxes that oriented for revision and review,
  • simplified language that help you to learn and understand quickly,
  • In the end of chapter it has a special case that help us to boost our concept,
  • very good diagrammatic representation.

Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 8th Edition 2018 by KD Tripathi

• Several new figures, charts, tables and highlight boxes have been added.

• Focus on ‘evidence-based medicine’ by extensive reference to credible studies and endpoint trials.

• India-specific information on diseases, drugs and treatment guidelines, particularly for TB, leprosy, HIV-AIDS, malaria, kala-azar, etc.

• Therapeutic recommendations from eminent professional bodies and organizations.

• The ‘Problem Directed Study’ at the end of most chapters provides an exercise in therapeutic decision making.

• Includes Appendices on Solution to Problem Directed Study; Prescribing in Pregnancy; Drugs in Breastfeeding; and Drugs and Fixed Dose Combinations Banned in India.

• A brief list of useful references for further reading is provided at the end of the book.

Medical Pharmacology 8th Edition 2018 by KD Tripathi

Table of Content

Section 1
General Pharmacological Principles
1. Introduction, Routes of Drug Administration 1
2. Pharmacokinetics: Membrane Transport, Absorption and Distribution of Drugs 15
3. Pharmacokinetics: Metabolism and Excretion of Drugs, Kinetics of Elimination 28
4. Pharmacodynamics: Mechanism of Drug Action; Receptor Pharmacology 45
5. Aspects of Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Development 71
6. Adverse Drug Effects 92

Section 2
Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System: General Considerations 103
7. Cholinergic Transmission and Cholinergic Drugs 110
8. Anticholinergic Drugs and Drugs Acting on Autonomic Ganglia 124
9. Adrenergic Transmission and Adrenergic Drugs 136
10. Antiadrenergic Drugs (Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists) and
Drugs for Glaucoma 153

Section 3
Autacoids and Related Drugs
11. Histamine and Antihistaminics 174
12. 5-Hydroxytryptamine, its Antagonists and Drug Therapy of Migraine 185
13. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes (Eicosanoids) and Platelet Activating Factor 197
14. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs and Antipyretic-Analgesics 209
15. Antirheumatoid and Antigout Drugs 227

Section 4
Respiratory System Drugs
16. Drugs for Cough and Bronchial Asthma 237

Section 5
Hormones and Related Drugs
Introduction 255
17. Anterior Pituitary Hormones 257
18. Thyroid Hormones and Thyroid Inhibitors 267
19. Insulin, Oral Antidiabetic Drugs and Glucagon 280
20. Corticosteroids 306
21. Androgens and Related Drugs, Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction 320
22. Estrogens, Progestins and Contraceptives 330
23. Oxytocin and Other Drugs Acting on Uterus 354
24. Hormones and Drugs Affecting Calcium Balance 360

Section 6
Drugs Acting on Peripheral (Somatic)
Nervous System
25. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 373
26. Local Anaesthetics 386

Section 7
Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System
27. General Anaesthetics 399
28. Ethyl and Methyl Alcohols 415
29. Sedative-Hypnotics 424
30. Antiepileptic Drugs 438
31. Antiparkinsonian Drugs 452
32. Drugs Used in Mental Illness: Antipsychotic and Antimanic Drugs 462
33. Drugs Used in Mental Illness: Antidepressant and Antianxiety Drugs 481
34. Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists 497
35. CNS Stimulants and Cognition Enhancers 515

Section 8
Cardiovascular Drugs
Cardiac Electrophysiological Considerations 521
36. Drugs Affecting Renin-Angiotensin System 524
37. Nitric Oxide and Vasoactive Peptide Signal Molecules 540
contents ix
38. Cardiac Glycosides and Drugs for Heart Failure 556
39. Antiarrhythmic Drugs 570
40. Antianginal and Other Anti-ischaemic Drugs 584
41. Antihypertensive Drugs 604

Section 9
Drugs Acting on Kidney
Relevant Physiology of Urine Formation 621
42. Diuretics 625
43. Antidiuretics 639

Section 10
Drugs Affecting Blood and Blood Formation
44. Haematinics and Erythropoietin 645
45. Drugs Affecting Coagulation, Bleeding and Thrombosis 659
46. Hypolipidaemic Drugs 682

Section 11
Gastrointestinal Drugs
47. Drugs for Peptic Ulcer and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 695
48. Antiemetic, Prokinetic and Digestant Drugs 709
49. Drugs for Constipation and Diarrhoea 721

Section 12
Antimicrobial Drugs
50. Antimicrobial Drugs: General Considerations 739
51. Sulfonamides, Cotrimoxazole and Quinolones 755
52. Beta-Lactam Antibiotics 766
53. Tetracyclines and Chloramphenicol (Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics) 784
54. Aminoglycoside Antibiotics 793
55. Macrolide, Lincosamide, Glycopeptide and Other Antibacterial Antibiotics;
Urinary Antiseptics 801
56. Antitubercular Drugs 815
57. Antileprotic Drugs 831
58. Antifungal Drugs 838
59. Antiviral Drugs (Non-retroviral) 849
60. Antiviral Drugs (Anti-retrovirus) 860
61. Antimalarial Drugs 873
62. Antiamoebic and Other Antiprotozoal Drugs 893
63. Anthelmintic Drugs 906

Section 13
Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases
64. Anticancer Drugs 915

Section 14
Miscellaneous Drugs

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1- Essentials of Medical Pharmacology KD Tripathi
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3- Katzung Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
4- Lippincott Illustrated Reviews Pharmacology
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