Drugs Pharmacology
  by Kamal Kishore Maheshwari
 
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   ISBN 978-81-85731-65-0; 1st Ed. 2012; pp.xii+507

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   The book, ‘Drugs Pharmacology’, is designed to provide necessary information on the fundamentals and conceptual aspects of disease and its management. It contains an overview of the existing systems and understand the concepts. A concise yet sufficiently detailed text on drugs and diseases have been provided to clarify the concepts. A sincere attempt has been made to cover up the new drugs being introduced in therapeutics so as to provide an update of drugs and diseases .
   A brief pathophysiology of diseases and their management are described for better understanding. Diseases are delineated, complete and exhaustive classification of drugs obtained from natural, semi-synthetic or synthetic modes and the description of prototype drugs are discussed.

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   Ch-1: General Pharmacology 1-39
(1) Common terms,
(2) Sources of drugs,
(3) Nature of drugs,
(4) Dosage forms of drugs,
(5) Types of drug actions,
(6) Mechanisms of drug actions,
(7) Combined effects of drugs,
(8) Routes of drug administration,
(9) Factors modifying drug actions,
(10) Adverse drug reactions,
(11) Drug toxicity,
(12) Drug interactions,
(13) Absorption of drugs,
(14) Distribution of drugs,
(15) Metabolism of drugs,
(16) First pass metabolism,
(17) Excretion of drugs,
(18) Neuronal impulse affecters,
(19) Pharmacology of receptors,
(20) Pharmagenology or drug development,
(21) Bioassays of drugs,

   Ch-2: Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous System
(1) Sympathomimetic agents,
(2) Adrenergic receptor blocking agents,
(3) Adrenergic neuron blocking agents,
(4) Parasympathomimetic agents,
(5) Parasympatholytic agents,
(6) Ganglionic stimulating agents,
(7) Ganglionic blocking agents,
(8) Neuromuscular junction blocking agents,

   Ch-3: Drugs Acting on Peripheral Nervous System
(1) Local anaesthetics,
(2) Skeletal muscle relaxants,

   Ch-4: Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System
(1) General anaesthetics,
(2) Pre-anaesthetic medication,
(3) Alcohol,
(4) Methyl alcohol,
(5) Aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitors,
(6) Antidepressants,
(7) Antimanics or mood stabilizers,
(8) Anxiolytics or hypnotics and sedatives,
(9) Antipsychotics,
(10) Antiepileptics,
(11) Anti-parkinsonism agents,
(12) Huntington’s chorea,
(13) Alzheimer’s disease,
(14) Drugs for myasthenia gravis,
(15) Drugs that worsen myasthenia gravis,
(16) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,
(17) Migraine-headache,
(18) Drugs that inducing migraine,
(19) CNS stimulants,
(20) Nootropic agents,
(21) Hallucinogens,
(22) Drug dependence,
(23) Drugs for the treatment of drug dependence,
(24) Drug abuse,
(25) Opioid analgesics,
(26) Morphine antagonists,
(27) Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs,
(28) Centrally acting muscle relaxants,
(29) Rheumatoid arthritis,
(30) Anti-gout agents,

   Ch-5: Drugs Acting on Gastrointestinal Tract
(1) Hepatitis,
(2) Gall stones,
(3) Cholecystitis,
(4) Pneumonia,
(5) Jaundice,
(6) Inflammatory bowel diseases,
(7) Peptic ulcer,
(8) Anti-constipation agents,
(9) Anti-diarrhoeals,
(10) Emetics,
(11) Anti-emetics,
(12) Gastroparesis and intestinal dysmotility,
(13) Achalasis and anal fissures,
(14) Fat malabsorption,
(15) Liver diseases,
(16) Anti-flatulence agents,
(17) Irritable bowel diseases,
(18) Drug for cystic fibrosis,
(19) Obesity,
(20) Anorexia nervosa and bulimia,
(21) Food poisoning,

   Ch-6: Drugs Acting on Renal System
(1) Diuretics,
(2) Anti-diuretics,

   Ch-7: Drugs Acting on Cardiovascular System
(1) Anti-platelet agents,
(2) Fibrinolytics,
(3) Fibrinolysis inhibitors,
(4) Anti-hypertensive agents,
(5) Cardiovascular energizers,
(6) Cardiac glycosides,
(7) Anti-anginal agents,
(8) Claudication,
(9) Atherosclerosis,
(10) Anti-arrhythmic agents,
(11) Congestive heart failure,

   Ch-8: Drugs Acting on Respiratory system
(1) Cough suppressants,
(2) Anti-asthmatics,
(3) Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases,
(4) Rhinitis,
(5) Respiratory stimulants,

   Ch-9: Drugs Acting on Uterus
(1) Uterine stimulants,
(2) Uterine relaxants,

   Ch-10: Drugs Acting on Endocrinal System
(1) Hormones,
(2) Growth hormone analogues,
(3) Growth hormone release inhibitors,
(4) Growth hormone antagonists,
(5) Prolactin hormone release inhibitors,
(6) Prolactin hormone release enhancers,
(7) Gonadotropin releasing hormone agonists,
(8) Gonadotropin releasing hormone antagonists,
(9) Gonadotropins from other sources,
(10) Androgens,
(11) Anabolics,
(12) Thyroid drugs,
(13) Anti-thyroid drugs,
(14) Calcium balance affecters,
(15) Paget’s diseases or bone-diseases,
(16) Osteoporosis,
(17) Parathormone,
(18) Vitamin-D,
(19) Corticosteroids,
(20) Steroid synthesis inhibitors,
(21) Anti-glucocorticoids,
(22) Calcitonin,
(23) Calcium salts,
(24) Fluoride,
(25) Estrogens,
(26) Anti-estrogens,
(27) Progestagens,
(28) Anti-progentagens,
(29) Progestrine receptor modulators,
(30) Male infertility,
(31) Female infertility,
(32) Menstrual cycle regulators,
(33) Menstrual cycle inhibitors,
(34) GnRH release regulators,
(35) Male sex hormone,
(36) Anti-male sex hormone agents,
(37) Erectile dysfunction,
(38) Premature ejaculation,
(39) Hyperglycemic agents,
(40) Hypoglycemic agents,
(41) Anti-diabetics,
(42) Sweetening agents,
(43) Anti-hypoglycemics,
(44) Insulin and growth hormone release blockers,
(45) Contraception,

 
   Ch-11: Drugs Acting on Haemopoietic System
(1) Haematinics,
(2) Blood substitutes and plasma expenders,
(3) Coagulants,
(4) Anti-coagulants,

   Ch-12: Pharmacology of Autacoids
(1) 5-HT and their antagonists,
(2) Histamine,
(3) Histamine analogues,
(4) Histamine liberators,
(5) Histamine antagonists,
(6) Angiotensin,
(7) Kinins agonists,
(8) Kinins antagonists,
(9) Kallikrein inhibitors,
(10) Prostaglandins and their analogues,
(11) Prostaglandins antagonists,
(12) Thromboxanes,
(13) Leukotrienes,
(14) Cholecystokinin,
(15) Pentagastrin,
(16) Bradykinin,
(17) Substance-P,

   Ch-13: Pharmacotherapeutics of Microbial Diseases
(1) Chemotherapy,
(2) Sulfonamides,
(3) Chloramphenicol,
(4) Tetracyclines,
(5) Macrolides,
(6) Quinolones,
(7) Fleuroquinolones,
(8) Aminoglycosides,
(9) Penicillins,
(10) Cephalosporins,
(11) â-Lactum antibiotics,
(12) â-Lactumase inhibitors,
(13) Urinary tract infections,
(14) Urinary tract antiseptics,
(15) Anti-tubercular agents,
(16) Anti-leprotics,
(17) Anti-fungal agents,
(18) Anti-viral agents,
(19) Anti-malarial agents,
(20) Anthelmintics,
(21) Chemotherapy of protozoal infections,
(22) Sexually transmitted diseases,
(23) Ectoparasiticides,
(24) Antiseptics and disinfectants,

   Ch-14: Pharmacotherapy of Ophthalmic Diseases
(1) Topical antibacterial agents for ophthalmic use,
(2) Anti-viral agents for ophthalmic use,
(3) Anti-fungal agents for ophthalmic use,
(4) Autonomic drugs for ophthalmic use,
(5) Vitreous substitutes,
(6) Drugs for ophthalmic surgery,
(7) Drugs for ophthalmic therapy,
(8) Tear substitutes or wetting agents,
(9) Intraocular pressure and corneal edema,
(10) Drugs for glaucoma,

   Ch-15: Pharmacotherapeutics of Cancer
(1) Anticancer agents,
(2) Immunostimulators,
(3) Immunosuppressants,
(4) Multiple sclerosis,

   Ch-16: Skin Pharmacology
(1) Melanizing agents,
(2) Skin toners and nourishing agents,
(3) Depigmentating agents,
(4) Sunscreens agents,
(5) Antiprurigo and pruritis agents,
(6) Acne,
(7) Urticaria and angioedema,
(8) Blistering of skin,
(9) Caustics and escharotics,
(10) Keratolytics,
(11) Psoriasis,

   Ch-17: Nasal Pharmacology
(1) Drugs for nasal congestion,
(2) Nasal sprays,
(3) Nasal anti-allergics,
(4) Nasal anti-infectives,

   Ch-18: Ear Pharmacology
(1) Oititis,
(2) Cerumenolytics,

   Ch-19: Pharmacotherapy of Hair
(1) Alopecia,
(2) Hair removers or depilatory agents,
(3) Anti-dandruff agents,
(4) Anti-lice agents,
(5) Herbal hair tonics,
(6) Herbal hair oils,
(7) Hair conditioners,
(8) Hair dyes,
(9) Herbal hair shampoos,

   Ch-20: Dental and Oral Pharmacology
(1) Dentifrices,
(2) Medicated toothpastes,
(3) Desensiting agents,
(4) Polishing and cleaning agents,
(5) Anticarise agents,
(6) Dental styptics,
(7) Mouthwashes,
(8) Gargles,
(9) Mouth or gum paint/gel,
(10) Oral antiseptics,
(11) Drugs induced diseases of oral cavity,

   Ch-21: Cosmetics and Pharmacology
(1) After-shave preparations,
(2) Antiperspirants,
(3) Deodorants,
(4) Herbal ingredients for cosmetics,
(5) Colours for cosmetics and medicines,

   Ch-22: Pharmacotherapy of Poisoning
(1) Poisoning,
(2) Antidotes for poisoning,
(3) Chelating agents for poisoning,
(4) Heavy metals,
(5) Heavy metal antagonists,

   Ch-23: Miscellaneous Topics
(1) Appetite stimulants,
(2) Appetite suppressants,
(3) Food intake enhancers,
(4) Carminatives,
(5) Demulcents,
(6) Emollients,
(7) Absorbents,
(8) Protectives or adsorbents,
(9) Astringents,
(10) Irritants and counter-irritants,
(11) Vitamins,
(12) Antioxidants,
(13) Medicinal dyes,
(14) Therapeutic gases,
(15) Radiopharmaceuticals,
(16) Smoking cessation agents,
(17) Vaccines and sera,
(18) Drug therapy during pregnancy,
(19) Drugs to avoid in lactating mothers,
(20) Pharmacotherapeutics of pediatrics,
(21) Pharmacotherapeutics of geriatrics,
(22) Rational use of drugs,
(23) Tissue adhesives,
(24) Enzymes,