In this post we will give a detailed review of Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics book along with its pdf book at the bottom of this page. Read about its importance in medical study.

Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics pdf book google drive after its review inluded.

Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics 
Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics

About Writer- Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics 12th Edition

  • LaurencebL. Brunton PhD
    Professor of pharmacology and medicine , school of medicine , University of California San Diego la Jolla California
  • Bruce A chabner MD
    Professor of medicine, Harvard medical school, director of clinical research, Massachusetts general hospital cancer center ,Boston Massachusetts
  • Bjorn C. Knollmann MD PhD
    Professor of medicine and Pharmacology
    Oates institute for experimental Therapeutics, division of clinical pharmacology , Vanderbilt University school of medicine Nashville Tennessee

Why Goodman & Gilman’s book is preferred mostly in Pharmacology?

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

Pharmacology is vast subject in medical field. Where a drug can be broadly or narrowly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous molecule. If you want to be master in pharma then you should read this book because it contains all of important topics and their broadly explanation with clinical part.

It IS designed very sharply known by its language, explanation of terms, relation between chapter, their clinical factor, and summary which is participate in revision of chapter .

Why you should read Goodman & Gilman Pharmacology book?

  • Table wise content in every chapter mostly in every topic that helps us to compare, quick review and learn fast,
  • Simplified language with conceptual theorem,
  • Clinical and basic terminology boxes in every corner of chapter,
  • Clinical cases also described in every chapter,
  • Good quality of diagram,
  • Exam oriented book.

Goodman & Gilman’s the Pharmacological Basis Of Therapeutics 12th Edition

Counter-balancing this shortening are five new chapters that reflect advances in the therapeutic manipulation of the immune system.

Editing such a book brings into view a number of overarching issues: Over-prescribing of antibiotics and their excessive use in agricultural animal husbandry continues to promote the development of antimicrobial resistance.

Counter-balancing this shortening are five new chapters that reflect advances in the therapeutic manipulation of the immune system

Goodman & Gilman’s the Pharmacological basis of Therapeutics 13th edition.


  • Section I: General Principles
    • Chapter 1: Drug Invention and the Pharmaceutical Industry
    • Chapter 2: Pharmacokinetics: The Dynamics of Drug Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination
    • Chapter 3: Pharmacodynamics: Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Action
    • Chapter 4: Drug Toxicity and Poisoning
    • Chapter 5: Membrane Transporters and Drug Response
    • Chapter 6: Drug Metabolism
    • Chapter 7: Pharmacogenetics
  • Section II: Neuropharmacology
    • Chapter 8: Neurotransmission: The Autonomic and Somatic Motor Nervous Systems
    • Chapter 9: Muscarinic Receptor Agonists and Antagonists
    • Chapter 10: Anticholinesterase Agents
    • Chapter 11: Nicotine and Agents Acting at the Neuromuscular Junction and Autonomic Ganglia
    • Chapter 12: Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists
    • Chapter 13: 5-Hydroxytryptamine (Serotonin) and Dopamine
    • Chapter 14: Neurotransmission in the Central Nervous System
    • Chapter 15: Drug Therapy of Depression and Anxiety Disorders
    • Chapter 16: Pharmacotherapy of Psychosis and Mania
    • Chapter 17: Pharmacotherapy of the Epilepsies
    • Chapter 18: Treatment of Central Nervous System Degenerative Disorders
    • Chapter 19: Hypnotics and Sedatives
    • Chapter 20: Opioids, Analgesia, and Pain Management
    • Chapter 21: General Anesthetics and Therapeutic Gases
    • Chapter 22: Local Anesthetics
    • Chapter 23: Ethanol
    • Chapter 24: Drug Use Disorders and Addiction
  • Section III: Modulation of Pulmonary, Renal, and Cardiovascular Function
    • Chapter 25: Drugs Affecting Renal Excretory Function
    • Chapter 26: Renin and Angiotensin
    • Chapter 27: Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease
    • Chapter 28: Treatment of Hypertension
    • Chapter 29: Therapy of Heart Failure
    • Chapter 30: Antiarrhythmic Drugs
    • Chapter 31: Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    • Chapter 32: Blood Coagulation and Anticoagulant, Fibrinolytic, and Antiplatelet Drugs
    • Chapter 33: Drug Therapy for Dyslipidemias
  • Section IV: Inflammation, Immunomodulation, and Hematopoiesis
    • Chapter 34: Introduction to Immunity and Inflammation
    • Chapter 35: Immunosuppressants and Tolerogens
    • Chapter 36: Immune Globulins and Vaccines
    • Chapter 37: Lipid-Derived Autacoids: Eicosanoids and Platelet-Activating Factor
    • Chapter 38: Pharmacotherapy of Inflammation, Fever, Pain, and Gout
    • Chapter 39: Histamine, Bradykinin, and Their Antagonists
    • Chapter 40: Pulmonary Pharmacology
    • Chapter 41: Hematopoietic Agents: Growth Factors, Minerals, and Vitamins
  • Section V: Hormones and Hormone Antagonists
    • Chapter 42: Introduction to Endocrinology: The Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis
    • Chapter 43: Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
    • Chapter 44: Estrogens, Progestins, and the Female Reproductive Tract
    • Chapter 45: Androgens and the Male Reproductive Tract
    • Chapter 46: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Adrenal Steroids, and the Adrenal Cortex
    • Chapter 47: Endocrine Pancreas and Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia
    • Chapter 48: Agents Affecting Mineral Ion Homeostasis and Bone Turnover
  • Section VI: Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
    • Chapter 49: Pharmacotherapy for Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    • Chapter 50: Gastrointestinal Motility and Water Flux, Emesis, and Biliary and Pancreatic Disease
    • Chapter 51: Pharmacotherapy of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Section VII: Chemotherapy of Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 52: General Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
    • Chapter 53: Chemotherapy of Malaria
    • Chapter 54: Chemotherapy of Protozoal Infections: Amebiasis, Giardiasis, Trichomoniasis, Trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, and Other Protozoal Infections
    • Chapter 55: Chemotherapy of Helminth Infections
    • Chapter 56: Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole, Quinolones, and Agents for Urinary Tract Infections
    • Chapter 57: Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Other β-Lactam Antibiotics
    • Chapter 58: Aminoglycosides
    • Chapter 59: Protein Synthesis Inhibitors and Miscellaneous Antibacterial Agents
    • Chapter 60: Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium Complex Disease, and Leprosy
    • Chapter 61: Antifungal Agents
    • Chapter 62: Antiviral Agents (Nonretroviral)
    • Chapter 63: Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (HBV/HCV)
    • Chapter 64: Antiretroviral Agents and Treatment of HIV Infection
  • Section VIII: Pharmacotherapy of Neoplastic Disease
    • Chapter 65: General Principles in the Pharmacotherapy of Cancer
    • Chapter 66: Cytotoxic Drugs
    • Chapter 67: Pathway-Targeted Therapies: Monoclonal Antibodies, Protein Kinase Inhibitors, and Various Small Molecules
    • Chapter 68: Hormones and Related Agents in the Therapy of Cancer
  • Section IX: Special Systems Pharmacology
    • Chapter 69: Ocular Pharmacology
    • Chapter 70: Dermatological Pharmacology
    • Chapter 71: Environmental Toxicology: Carcinogens and Heavy Metals

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