Introduction to Pharmacology

M PHARM X 401

This course is an introduction to the mechanisms underlying the action of various classes of drugs and their receptor targets in the body.

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What you will learn.

  • Identify therapeutic effects, adverse reactions, and side effects of the 100 most widely used drugs
  • Familiarize yourself with various classes of drugs and their specific representatives

About this course:

This course introduces students to the mechanisms underlying the action of various classes of drugs and their receptor targets in the body. An overview of 100 of the most widely used drugs provides insight into their therapeutic effects, clinical indications, adverse reactions, and drug interactions.
Prerequisites
PHYSCI X 452.6 Foundations in Human Physiology or successful completion of an introductory college-level physiology course.

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