-found in text entitled PHARMACOLOGIA SEN MANUDUCTO and MATERIAM MEDICUM.
-founded 1st pharmacology department in US at University of Michigan in 1980.
3. body mass
4. health status
6. drug to drug interaction
8. biorhythmic cycle
9. drug tolerance
a. by mouth
*tabs, capsules, or liquid
b. via nasogastric tube or gastrostomy tube
2. topical/mucous membranes
*instillations and irrigations
-study of medicine.
-they are synthesized by cells of human body, animal cells, or microorganisms.
-are agents naturally produced in animal cells, by microorganisms, or by the body itself.
-ex. hormones, monoclonal antibodies, natural blood products and components, interferons, and vaccines.
-used to treat wide variety of illnesses and conditions.
-ex. antihypertensive medications
-ex. beta blockers
-also called the brand name or product name.
-amount of drug to cause therapeutic action.
-“list of drugs” and drug recipes
controlled by DEA
-in Canada, a drug subject to guidelines outlines in the Canadian Narcotic Control Act.
-the study of drug movement throughout the body.
– plasma drug concentration between the minimum effective concentration and the toxic concentration.
-the length of time required for the plasma concentration of a drug to decrease by half after administration.
1. voltage-gated channel
2. chemical gated channels
3. G-protein-linked channel