Pharmacology

Pathological Basis of Disease - Robbins and Cotran
Basic Sc. Student Life

Recommended Books For MBBS Basic Science

BOOK LIST FOR MBBS BASIC SCIENCE Which Books to study ? We recommend – ANATOMY Textbooks: Human Anatomy Vol. 0,1,2 and 3 – B.D Chaurasia (Indian Writer) – Widely studied by medical students in Nepal Essentials of Human Anatomy – A K Dutta Clinical Anatomy – Richard S Snell Clinically Oriented Anatomy – Keith L Moore […]

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Cancer

Types of Anti-Estrogen Therapy for Breast Cancer

Your breast cancer diagnosis probably raised a long list of questions. How big is the tumor? Is it aggressive? What do I do now? One major factor that determines your treatment path is the hormone status of your cancer. Around 80% of women are diagnosed with estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, or ER+ breast cancer. […]

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Pharmacology

Antibiotics: Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis

Notes on Tetracycline, Chloramphenicol, Aminoglycosides, Macrolides & Clindamycin “Antimicrobial” is a general term that refers to a group of drugs that includes antibiotics, antifungals, antiprotozoals, and antivirals. An antibiotic is a drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms. Originally, an antibiotic was a substance produced by one microorganism that selectively inhibits […]

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Pharmacology Presentations

DMARDS in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Presentation on Present status of DMARDS in the treatment of RA Objective To highlight the present status of disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis Introduction DMARDs (disease modifying antirheumatic drugs) are drugs which can suppress the rheumatoid process and bring about a remission, but do not have nonspecific anti-inflammatory or […]

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Pharmacology Student Life

Pharmacology Mnemonics : Musculoskeleteal System

Memory aid, educational, remembrance, techniques, information:         ANTI-LEPROTIC DRUGS: MULTI-DRUG REGIMEN IN LEPRSOY: For Paucibacillary Leprosy (PBL): Daily – Dapsone 100 mg (unsupervised) Monthly – Rifampicin 600 mg (supervised) Duration: 6 months For Multibacillary Leprosy (MBL): Daily – Dapsone 100 mg + Clofazamine 50 mg (unsupervised) Monthly – Rifampicin 600 mg + […]

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Pharmacology

Essential Medicines Concept : Criteria and Advantages

The world entered into 20th century with only one drug “aspirin”. Then there were discoveries and development of drugs like chloroquine, streptomycin, isoniazid, oral contraceptive pills (OCPs), anti-diabetics, cardiovascular drugs (CSVs), etc. The concept of Essential Medicines arose from countries like Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Cuba. Essential medicines are simply drugs used for treating widespread […]

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