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Pharmacology: drug actions and reactions

Ruth R. Levine

Pharmacology: drug actions and reactions

by Ruth R. Levine

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharmacology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Ruth R. Levine. Foreword by Byron B. Clark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM101 .L46
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 412 p.
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5409930M
    LC Control Number73000326

    Mechanism of Drug Action -An Introduction. Pharmacol Views. All drugs bring about complex interactions with molecules of living systems. These actions, either physical or chemical, mainly act at four levels: The target molecules where the drugs act are linked with various biochemical reactions in the cells, resulting ultimately in. Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. They have historically been classified as either Type A or Type B. Type A ADRs relate to the mechanism of action (i.e. the known pharmacology) of the medication, and are associated with high morbidity and low mortality.

    Pharmacology: Drug Actions and Reactions. NEUROSCI Mechanisms of drug action, concepts of drug toxicity, resistance, tolerance, and drug interactions. Examples of how drugs affect the autonomic and central nervous systems, the cardiovascular and endocrine systems, and how drugs treat infection and cancer. This course is designed for both. Adverse drug reactions can be considered a form of toxicity; however, toxicity is most commonly applied to effects of overingestion (accidental or intentional) or to elevated blood levels or enhanced drug effects that occur during appropriate use (eg, when drug metabolism is temporarily inhibited by a disorder or another drug). For information on toxicity of specific drugs .

    Pharmacology Pharmacodynamics: How Drugs Work J K Aronson Contents 1. The types of pharmacological actions of drugs Drug action via a direct effect on a receptor Short-term and long-term effects of drugs at receptors Soluble receptors Drug action via indirect alteration of the effect of an endogenous agonist   Due to the short-lived reaction of the drug, many people dependant on opioids must take the drug many times a day. For this, the sheer time needed to find and take the drug is great. Not to mention the cost on the addiction. Not only to you have to consider the cost of the drug but also the cost of the paraphernalia needed to use the drug.


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Ruth Levine's renowned Pharmacology: Drug Actions and Reactions. It covers basic pharmacological principles and the general concepts of chemical-biological interactions and now includes important new material on molecular biology, updated clinical information, and added coverage of the newer drugs.4/5(3).

Book Description. Completely revised and updated, this is the seventh edition of Levine's classic pharmacology textbook. Known for it's thorough coverage and intelligent organization, the book covers the basic principles of pharmacological interactions on the human body in a way that is useful for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Intended for use in an introductory pharmacology course, Basic Pharmacology: Understanding Drug Actions and Reactions provides an in-depth discussion of how to apply the chemical and molecular pharmacology concepts, a discussion students need for more advanced textbook introduces the principles of chemistry and biology necessary to understand drug /5(2).

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Intended for use in an introductory pharmacology course, Basic Pharmacology: Understanding Drug Actions and Reactions provides an in-depth discussion of how to apply the chemical and molecular pharmacology concepts, a discussion students need for more advanced textbook introduces the principles of chemistry and biology necessary to understand drug.

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The heritage of pharmacology --The scope of pharmacology --How drugs act on the living organism --How drugs reach their site of action.

General principles of passage of drugs across biologic barriers. Absorption. III. Distribution --How the actions of drugs are terminated. This book makes use of these discoveries in presenting its topics, moving logically from drug receptors to the target molecules drug researchers seek, covering such modern topics along the way as side effects, drug resistance, pharmacogenomics, and even nutriceuticals, one in a string of culminating chapters on the drug discovery process.

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Pharmacology: Drug Actions and Reactions (PHARMACOLOGY- DRUG ACTIONS & REACTIONS (LEVINE)) (7th Edition) by Carol T. Walsh, Rochelle D. Schwartz-Bloom, Miguel J. Bagajewicz, Ruth R. Levine Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast. 2 day shipping. It is important that you acquire knowledge of medications, their uses and potential abuses, range of dosages, methods of administration, and adverse effects.

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