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Medicinal Chemistry: Course Outline IVB-719

Medicinal chemistry is the chemistry discipline concerned with the design, development and synthesis of pharmaceutical drugs.

Course Outline

General properties chemistry biological action structure activity relationship and therapeutic applications of following

Sulphonamides

  • Prontosil
  • Sulphanilamide
  • Sulphapyridine
  • Sulphadimidine
  • Sulfamethoxazole
  • Sulfadiazine
  • Sulfafurazole​

Antimalarials

  • 4-Aminoquinolines
  • 8-Aminoquinolines
  • 9-Amino acridines
  • Biguanides
  • Pyrimidine analogues
  • Mefloquine
  • Cinchona alkaloids

 Diuretics

  • Mercaptomerin
  • Meralluride
  • Thiazides
  • Sprironolactone
  • Theophylline
  • Furosemide
  • Acetazolamide
  • Ethacrynic acid
  • Triameterene

Antitubercular drugs

  • Ethambutol
  • Isonicotinic acid
  • Hydrazid
  • Rifampacin
  • Thioguanine
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Cycloserine
  • Ethunamide
  • Cytarabine
  • 5-Flourouracil
  • Dacarbazine​

Antiviral drugs

  • Acyclovir
  • Tromantadine hydrochloride and ribavirin​

Immunosuppressant agents

  • Azathioprine and cyclosporin

Antibiotics

  • Penicillins
  • Cephalosporins
  • Streptomycin
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Tetracyclines
  • Kanamycin
  • Erythromycin

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