Month: February 2019

DRUG INTERACTIONS

Definition Drug interaction is the alteration in the duration or magnitude of the pharmacological effects of one drug by another drug. When two or more drugs are given concurrently, the response may be greater or lesser than the sum of their individual effects. Such responses may be beneficial or harmful. For example, a combination of […]

HISTORY OF PHARMACOLOGY

Pharmacology is one of the milestones of the drug discovery process.   ◆ One of the most famous surviving remnants is “Ebers papyrus”, a scroll, some 60 feet long and a foot wide, dating back to the sixteenth century before Christ.   ◆ In china, many medicinal plants had been in use since 5000 B.C. […]

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