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System Pharmacology (M.Phil): Course outline-II (202)

Pharmacology introduces students to the action of drugs on whole systems and provides an integrated approach to how drugs affect human physiology.

Course Outline


  • Overview of the immune system
  • Specific non-specific immunity
  • Autoimmunity Inflammation
  • Drugs affecting immune
  • cell development
  • Drugs acting on the B and T cell activation
  • Cytokines Vaccines
  • Immunosuppressant drugs

Renal Pharmacology                                                

  • Overview of renal physiology
  • Diuretics 
  • Drugs affecting the rennin-angiotensin system

Gastrointestinal Pharmacology                               

  • Emetics
  • Antiemetics
  • Antidiarrheals 
  • Laxatives
  • Antiulcer drugs
  • Drugs for inflammatory bowl disease

Endocrine and osteopharmacology        

  • Overview of the endocrine suystem
  • Drugs acting on the hypothalamo hypophyseal axis
  • Thyroid
  • Antithyroid drugs drugs acting on the thyroid glands adrenal system
  • Drugs affecting the gi hormones
  • Drugs affecting  the gonadal function

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