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B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Pdf Notes

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Last Bench Pharmacists!, listen up! Ditch the instant noodles and grab your metaphorical cup of joe because B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Pdf Notes is about to take you on a wild ride through the body's chemical messengers. Think of it as an epic music festival where hormones rock the stage, neurotransmitters bring the beats, and paracrines get the party poppin'. We'll be deciphering the secret language of these chemical communicators, understanding how they influence everything from your mood to your memories, and learning how to manipulate them (ethically, of course!) with a pharmacy-sized toolbox of drugs. So grab your lab coat (or at least a t-shirt that says "I speak fluent chemical,"), crank up your curiosity, and prepare to rock the pharmacology casbah! Just remember, with great knowledge comes great responsibility (like knowing when to say "no" to that sketchy supplement your friend keeps raving about). Buckle up, future chemical conductors, this unit is gonna be a symphony of knowledge and intrigue!

B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Notes
B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Notes


This subject is intended to impart the fundamental knowledge on various aspects (classification, mechanism of action, therapeutic effects, clinical uses, side effects and contraindications) of drugs acting on respiratory and gastrointestinal system, infectious diseases, immuno-pharmacology and in addition,emphasis on the principles of toxicology and chronopharmacology.

Objectives: Upon completion of the subject student shall be able to

  • Understand the mechanism of drug action and its relevance in the treatment of different infectious diseases

  • Comprehend the principles of toxicology and treatment of various poisoningsand

  • Appreciate correlation of pharmacology with related medical sciences.

B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Pdf Notes

Unit 1

1. Pharmacology of drugs acting on Respiratory system

  • Anti -asthmatic drugs

  • Drugs used in the management of COPD

  • Expectorants and antitussives

  • Nasal decongestants

  • Respiratory stimulants

2. Pharmacology of drugs acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract

  • Antiulcer agents.

  • Drugs for constipation and diarrhoea.

  • Appetite stimulants and suppressants.

  • Digestants and carminatives.

  • Emetics and anti-emetics.

Unit 2


  • General principles of chemotherapy.

  • Sulfonamides and cotrimoxazole.

  • Antibiotics- Penicillins, cephalosporins, chloramphenicol, macrolides, quinolones and fluoroquinolins, tetracycline and aminoglycosides

Unit 3


  • Antitubercular agents

  • Antileprotic agents 131

  • Antifungal agents

  • Antiviral drugs

  • Anthelmintic

  • Antimalarial drugs

  • Antiamoebic agents

Unit 4


  • Urinary tract infections and sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Chemotherapy of malignancy.


  • Immunostimulants

  • Immunosuppressant

  • Protein drugs, monoclonal antibodies, target drugs to antigen, biosimilars

Unit 5

Principles of toxicology

  • Definition and basic knowledge of acute, subacute and chronic toxicity.

  • Definition and basic knowledge of genotoxicity, carcinogenicity, teratogenicity and mutagenicity

  • General principles of treatment of poisoning

  • Clinical symptoms and management of barbiturates, morphine, organophosphosphorus compound and lead, mercury and arsenic poisoning.


  • Definition of rhythm and cycles.

  • Biological clock and their significance leading to chronotherapy.

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