Pharmacology is the science that deals with the study of drugs and their interaction with the living system. the word pharmacology is derived from greek word-'Pharmacon' meaning an active principle and 'logos' meaning a discourse
A drug generally has three categories of names: Chemical names, non-proprietary & Proprietary (Brand) name.
Pharmacology is the science of drugs (Greek: Pharmacon–drug; logos-discourse in) . In a broad sense, it deals with interaction of exogenously administered chemical molecules (drugs) with living systems. It encompasses all aspects of knowledge about drugs, but most importantly those that are relevant to effective and safe use for medicinal purposes.
Antimicrobial drugs are the greatest contribution of the 20th century to therapeutics. Their advent changed the outlook of the physician about the power drugs can have on diseases. They are one of the few curative drugs. Drugs in this class differ from all others in that they are designed to inhibit/kill the infecting organism and […]
The useful and toxic effects of many plants and animals products were known to man since ancient times. Infact, there has been a quest for drugs and remedies since the existence of mankind itself. In early days, there was a close relationship between religion and the treatment of disease. The knowledge of the use of […]