Essential Principles - LECTURES 1& 2
Introduction and General Overview: Terms, Naming, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics, socioeconomic, genetic, gender and age-dependent variables, etc. Review of basic principles.
INTRODUCTORY LECTURE HANDOUT
This handout covers includes:
Resources for online drug information
Routes of Administration
Common generic suffixes
Common terms incld Allergic, Idiosyncratic, Black box, Summation, Synergism, etc.
Pharmacodynamics (PD) including:
Competitive, noncompetitive, reversible and irreversible receptor binding
Receptor specificity and subtypes
Absorption (including) First Pass Metabolism
Metabolism (P450 & conjugation)
Socio-cultural and demographic considerations
Drug study considerations
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