Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry: How Drugs Act and Why
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This work brigdges the compartmentalized undergraduate organic and biochemistry and biology subjects to the pharmacology and the clinical areas a modern pharmacy practice requires. The changes and constantly increasing responsibilities of today's pharmacist have dictated a restructuring of the pharmacy curriculum, including individual course content. This book reflects and addresses these developments. This is a well-written work that covers most major areas of pharmaceutical research. The text is presented in a logical and concise fashion being divided into chapters based upon therapeutic topic.
· Basic Considerations of Drug Activity.
· Mechanisms of Drug Action.
· Drug Metabolism and Inactivation.
· Anticancer Drugs and Their Mechanism of Action.
· Analgetics and Non steroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents.
· Antimicrobial Drugs I. Antimicrobial Drugs II.
· Drugs Affecting Cholinergic Mechanisms.
· Drugs Affecting Adrenergic Mechanisms.
· Drugs and the Cardiovascular Diseases.
· Drugs and the Cardiovascular Diseases II.
· Psychoactive Drugs--Chemotherapy of the Mind.
· Histamine Antagonists and Local Anesthetics.
· New Developments and New Problems.