Pharmacology Study Guide by MobileReference

Pharmacology Study Guide

By MobileReference

  • Release Date: 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Study Aids
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Boost Your grades with this Study Guide. Navigate from TOC or search for words or phrases. You will use this guide from medical or nursing school to residency and internship.


Intended for everyone interested in Pharmacology, particularly medical students, nursing, undergraduate and graduate life science students, and dental students.

Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms. Drug fundamentals Most frequently prescribed drug classifications Includes indications, reactions, and drug examples Definitions Pharmacodynamics Pharmacokinetics and more... Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Use your down-time to prepare for an exam.
Table of Contents

Pharmacology: Pharmacodynamics | Pharmacokinetics | Drug metabolism | ADME | Pharmacogenetics | Bioavailability | Drug discovery | Clinical trial | Drug delivery | Dosage form | Therapeutic index | Toxicity | Drug interaction | Placebo | Generic drug | Orphan drug | Controlled Substances Act | ATC codes | INN

Infectious Diseases:
: Penicillin | Tetracycline | Sulfonamide
Antiviral: Anti-herpesvirus Aciclovir | Anti-influenza Oseltamivir | Antiretroviral drugs
: Fluconazole | Nystatin
: Pentamidine | Metronidazole
| Antiseptic

Gastrointestinal System:
Upper digestive tract:
Antacids | Reflux suppressants | Antiflatulents | Proton pump inhibitors | H2-receptor antagonists | Cytoprotectants | Prostaglandin analogues | Emetic | Antiemetics
Lower digestive tract:
Laxatives | Antispasmodics | Antidiarrhoeals | Bile acid sequestrants | Opioids

Cardiovascular System:
Beta-receptor blocker | Calcium channel blockers | Diuretics | Cardiac glycosides | Antiarrhythmics | Nitrate | Antianginals | Vasoconstrictor | Vasodilator
Affecting Blood pressure:
ACE inhibitors | Angiotensin receptor blockers | Alpha blocker
Anticoagulant | Vitamin K antagonists | Heparin | Other Platelet aggregation inhibitors | Direct thrombin inhibitor | Fibrinolytic | Antifibrinolytics
Atherosclerosis/cholesterol agents:
Hypolipidaemic agents | Statins | Fibrates | Bile acid sequestrants

Central Nervous System:
Amphetamines | Cocaine | MDMA (Ecstasy) | MPH (Ritalin)
MAOI | TCA | SSRI | SSRE | SNRI | NRI | DRI | Opioids
Barbiturates | Phenobarbital | Benzodiazepine | Diazepam | Clonazepam | Chloral hydrate | Glutethimide
Antipsychotic: Chlorpromazine | Clozapine | Lithium salt
Hallucinogens: Psychedelics:
LSD | Psilocybin | Dimethyltryptamine | Mescaline | Cannabinoids
Ketamine | Dextromethorphan | Nitrous oxide
Deliriants (Anticholinergics)
: Benztropine | Atropine | Atracurium
Diethyl ether | Nitrous Oxide | Propofol | Ketamine | Opioids
| Antiemetics | Anticonvulsant | Anxiolytic

Pain: NSAIDs | Opioids | Paracetamol | Local anesthetic

Respiratory System: Bronchodilator | Anticholinergics | Beta2-adrenergic receptor agonists | Corticosteroids | Leukotriene receptor antagonists | Xanthines | Mast cell stabilizers | Antitussive | Dextromethorphan | Mucolytic | Decongestant | Sympathomimetic

Allergy: Antihistamine | NSAIDs

Prednisone | Dexamethasone
: Aspir


  • Missing medications

    By Doggytime
    I am in nursing school and going through pharmacology. I wanted a book that I could rely on to carry the medication information to do my clinical papers. This book has the basic list of medications, but one medication that I deal with a lot is thyroid, and there isn't anything in here about those.
  • This totally rocks!!

    By 49ergal4ever
    A must have for students and nurses. Very easy to read, very accessible and easy to maneuver!!! Worth way more than the ten measly dollars to pay, you will definitely get your money's worth ten times over :)
  • Pharmacology ebook for dynamic reader

    By Book-reader
    This ebook is really superb. The authors strive to make the information understandable and meaningful. The science is first rate and the material makes sense. One of the best features of this ebook is a functional table of contents that makes your life easy. The text is intended for quick reading. It's concise and excellent for review and for the first time study. Maximum input with minimum of time loss. Highly recommended!