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B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Unit 5 Pdf Notes


B-Pharmers, buckle up for a two-part finale! B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Unit 5 Pdf Notes throws you into the fascinating world of two interconnected concepts: the delicate dance between "to help" and "to harm" (toxicology), and the body's amazing time-dependent responses to medication (chronopharmacology). Imagine being a detective, untangling the mysteries of how substances can heal or harm, and then becoming a timekeeper, optimizing when medications work best. We'll dissect the intricate relationship between dose and response, decode the body's detoxification pathways, and explore how factors like sleep, meals, and even genetics can influence how drugs work. It's like understanding the fine line between medicine and poison, all while becoming a master of timing to maximize therapeutic benefit. 


B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Notes
B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Notes

B Pharm Pharmacology 3 Unit 5 Pdf Notes


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.


Chronopharmacology


  • Definition of rhythm and cycles.

  • Biological clock and their significance leading to chronotherapy.


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