Category Archives for "Pharmacology"

Pharmacology is the study of pharmcokinetics and pharmacodynamics. These explain aspects like how the body handles the drugs and how the drug works in the body.

Dipiro Pharmacotherapy a pathophysiologic approach review

Pharmacotherapy is the study of drug use in clinical perspective. Unlike pharmacology where one studies about drugs and their mechanism of action, here one gets a clinical picture of how drug is used. Being assigned to teach clinical pharmacy and therapeutics subject, i was in search for suitable books to refer to. I came across […]

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Animal Testing Pros and Cons |List of 8 Facts to Consider

Animal Testing Pros and Cons

Animal testing is a process in which small animals like rats, mice, rabbits, pigs, dogs etc. are used for experimentation. This is a regular practice in drug development and other areas of scientific research. It is widely used in areas of pharmacological, bio-medical and biological research which needs an alternative to humans body. Since one […]

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Antibiotics Classification | Their Definition, function & mechanism

antibiotics mechanism of action

Antibiotics are the some of the most valuable and indispensable drug molecules in the present world. Many people survive from deadly bacterial infections and communicable diseases like tetanus, septicemia, typhoid, tuberculosis,  etc. due to these antibiotics. Use of antibiotics greatly decreases untimely mortality of many infected patient. There are many types and are selected based on the prior experience or by antibiotic sensitivity test for […]

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Use of Animals in Scientific Research | A Complete Guide

Use of Animals in Scientific Research-guinea pig

Animal testing is routinely used in pharma industries, scientific research labs for testing of drugs, nutraceuticals, cosmetics, etc. They are used as per provisions of animal laws after obtaining proper approvals. However, there is a high demand to stop the use of animals for experimentation by organizations that are sympathetic to animals. Animals are used for following […]

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