Dash Smrutiranjan

Hi....!! My name is Smrutiranjan Dash, From Odisha, India. Professionally I am Assistant Professor  at The Pharmaceutical College, Barpali, Odisha, department of Pharmacology.

Adrenergic Antagonist

Adrenergic Antagonist ·         These are drugs which antagonize the receptor action of adrenaline and related drugs. They are competitive antagonists at α or β or both α and β adrenergic receptors. α-ADRENERGIC BLOCKING AGENTS ·         These drugs inhibit adrenergic responses mediated through the α adrenergic receptors without affecting those mediated through β receptors. ·         Blockade …

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General principle of chemotherapy

General principle of chemotherapy Chemotherapy ·         Chemo –  Chemical, Therapy – Treatment ·         The treatment of disease by means of chemicals that have a specific toxic effect upon the disease producing microorganisms or that selectively destroy cancerous tissue. Antibiotics ·         Antibiotics are the substance produce by microorganism, which selectively suppress the growth or kill other …

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Anti-Tubercular drugs

Anti-Tubercular drugs ·         Tuberculosis is a granulomatous disease and a major health problem in developing countries. ·         About 1/3rd of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis. ·         The causative organism Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Classification A.    First line drugs ·         It has high anti-tubercular efficacy as well as low toxicity. ·         Example: o   Isoniazid (H) o   …

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Immunostimulants

Immunostimulants Immunology The basic causes of disease in human beings is the invasion of pathogenic microorganism (both bacteria and virus). The power of the body to resist the effect of the invasion of microorganisms is called immunity. The lack of such ability to resist infection caused by pathogenic microorganisms is called susceptibility. What affect immune …

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IMMUNOSUPPRESSANT

IMMUNOSUPPRESSANT ·         Immunosuppressant are drugs that inhibit cellular or humoral or both types of immune responses. ·         These drugs have met a high degree of success in organ transplant and autoimmune diseases. Cytokine ·         Cytokines are soluble, antigen-nonspecific signaling proteins that bind to cell surface receptors on a variety of cells. ·         Cytokine includes interleukins …

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Sexually transmitted disease (STD)

Sexually transmitted disease (STD) ·         It is a group of communicable diseases in which sexual contact is the most important mode of transmission. ·         Sexual intercourse ·         Oral-genital contact or in non-sexual ways. ·         IV drug ·         Congenitally transmitted Types 1.      Viral o   ADIS o   Genital herpes simplex o   Genital warts 2.      Bacterial o   Syphilis …

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