Section 1 General Pharmacological Principles
Section 2 Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous System
Section 3 Autacoids and Related Drugs
Section 4 Respiratory System Drugs
Section 5 Hormones and Related Drugs Introduction
Section 6 Drugs Acting on Peripheral (Somatic) Nervous System
Section 7 Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System
Section 8 Cardiovascular Drugs
Section 9 Drugs Acting on Kidney
Section 10 Drugs Affecting Blood and Blood Formation
Section 11 Gastrointestinal Drugs
Section 12 Antimicrobial Drugs
Section 13 Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases
Section 14 Miscellaneous Drugs
Selected References for Further Reading
This new edition is a complete guide to medical pharmacology for students.
Beginning with an overview of pharmacological principles, the following sections cover drugs used to treat disorders in different systems of the body.
The next chapters discuss antimicrobial drugs and chemotherapy, and the book concludes with a section on miscellaneous drugs including immunosuppressant drugs, antiseptics, vitamins, and vaccines.
The eighth edition has been fully revised to provide the latest advances in the field. New drugs and the latest treatment guidelines have been added.
Most chapters conclude with an exercise in therapeutic decision making and topics are extensively referenced.
The text is highly illustrated with figures, charts and tables, and includes comprehensive appendices covering problem directed study, prescribing in pregnancy, and drugs in breastfeeding.
- Comprehensive guide to medical pharmacology for students
- Fully revised, eighth edition featuring many new drugs and latest treatment guidelines
- Includes therapeutic decision making exercises
- Previous edition (9789350259375) published in 2013
KD Tripathi MD
Ex-Director-Professor and Head of Pharmacology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated LN and GB Pant Hospitals, New Delhi, India