Introduction to Phamacology
  by P.C. Dandiya & S.K. Kulkarni
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   ISBN 81-85731-33-0; 7th Ed. 2008; Rpt 2022; pp.viii+576;

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   The book takes care of recent developments in molecular biology, drug discovery and drug development. The information on pharmaceutical sciences, particularly on newer drugs is growing at a faster pace and it is imminent that new concepts about the way drugs act in the human body, and their application in clinical situations are incorporated.
   The informations needed for pharmaceutical students in particular and medical, dental and nursing students in general are kept in mind. The informations on many new drugs, their mechanisms and clinical uses have been updated. The students and teachers of pharmaceutical sciences, medical, dental, nursing and allied biomedical disciplines will find the book very informative and useful.


1. Introduction
2. Principles of Drug Action
3. ADME of Drugs
4. Principles of Toxicology
5. New Drug Discovery—Basic and Clincial Evaluation
6. Autonomic Nervous System
7. Acetylcholine and Cholinergic Drugs
8. Anticholinergic Drugs
9. Ganglionic Stimulants and Blockers
10. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
11. Sympathomimetic Drugs
12. Adrenoceptor Blocking Agents
13. Central Nervous System
14. Sedatives and Hypnotics
15. Analgesics, Antipyretics and Antiinflammatory Agents
16. Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists
17. Alcohol : Ethanol
18. Psychopharmacological Agents
19. Antianxiety Agents
20. Antidepressant Drugs
21. Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases: Antiparkinsonian Drugs
22. Antiepileptics
23. Central Nervous System Stimulants
24. Drug Abuse
25. Gastrointestinal System
26. Cardiovascular System
27. Drugs Acting on Cardiovascular System
28. Antihyperlipidaemic Agents
29. Pathophysiology and Management of Obesity
30. Anticoagulants, Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Drugs
31. Haematinics and Blood Substitutes
32. Diuretics
33. Endocrine Pharmacology
34. Vitamins
35. Respiratory System
36. Autacoids
37. Local Anaesthetics
38. Chemotherapy of Microbial Diseases
39. Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis and Leprosy
40. Chemotherapy of Helminthiasis
41. Chemotherapy of Amoebiasis
42. Chemotherapy of Malaria
43. Chemotherapy of Cancer
44. Chemotherapy of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: AIDS
45. Treatment of Poisoning
46. Disinfectants and Antiseptic

APPENDIX : Revision Exercises and Study Questions