Pharmacology

VACCINES

VACCINES   1. Bacterial vaccines     a. Killed (Inactivated)                 Typhoid-paratyphoid (TAB)                 Vi Typhoid polysaccharide (BCG)                 Cholera                 Whooping cough (Pertussis)                 Meningococcal                 Haemophilus influenzae  type B                 Plague       b. Live attenuated                 Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG)                 Typhoid-Ty 21a (Oral)   2. Viral vaccines     a. Killed (Inactivated)                 Poliomyelitis inactivated (IPV, Salk)                 Rabies (Neural tissue) […]

ANTISEPTICS AND DISINFECTANTS

1. Phenol derivatives Phenol Cresol Hexylresorcinol Chloroxylenol Hexachlorophene   2. Oxidizing agents Potassium permanganate Hydrogen peroxide Benzoyl peroxide   3. Halogens Iodine Iodophores Chlorine Chlorophores   4. Biguanide Chlorhexidine   5. Quaternary ammonium (Cationic) Cetrimide Benzalkonium chloride (Zephiran) Dequalinium chloride 6. Soaps Of Sodium and Potassium   7. Alcohols Ethanol Isopropanol   8. Aldehydes Formaldehyde […]

LOCALLY ACTING DRUGS ON SKIN AND MUCOUS MEMBRANES

1. Demulcents Gum Acacia Gum Tragacanth Glycyrrhiza Methylcellulose Propylene glycol Glycerine   2. Emollients a. Vegetable oils: Olive oil Arachis oil Sesame oil Cocoa butter b. Animal products: Wool fat Lard Bees wax Spermaceti c. Petroleum products: Paraffin wax (soft/hard) Liquid paraffin   3. Adsorbants and Protectives a. Dermal protectives: Magnesium stearate Zinc stearate Talc […]

IMMUNOSUPPRESSANTS

1. Calcineurin inhibitors (Specific T-cell inhibitors) Cyclosporine Tacrolimus 2. m-TOR inhibitors Sirolimus Everolimus 3. Antiproliferative drugs (Cytotoxic drugs) Azathioprine Cyclophosphamide Methotrexate Chlorambucil Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), Sirolimus   4. Glucocorticoids Prednisolone and others   5. Biological agents a. TNFα  Inhibitors   Etanercept Infliximab Adalimumab b. IL-1 Receptor Antagonist Anakinra c. IL-2 Receptor Antagonist Daclizumab Basiliximab d. […]

ANTICANCER DRUGS OR ANTINEOPLASTICS

DRUGS ACTING DIRECTLY ON CELLS (CYTOTOXIC DRUGS)   1. Alkylating Agents a. Nitrogen mustards Melphalan Mechlorethamine (Mustine HCl) Cyclophosphamide Ifosfamide Chlorambucil b. Ethylenimine Thio-TEPA c. Alkyl sulfonate Busulfan d. Nitrosoureas Carmustine Lomustine e. Triazine Dacarbazine Temozolomide f. Methyl hydrazine Procarbazine   2. Antimetabolites a. Folate antagonist Methotrexate b. Purine Antagonist 6-Mercaptopurine 6-Thioguanine Azathioprine Fludarabine c. […]

ANTHELMINTICS

1. For Roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) Mebendazole Albendazole Pyrantel Piperazine Levamisole Ivermectin 2. For Hookworm (Ancylostoma duodenale, Necatoramericanus) Mebendazole Albendazole Pyrantel Levamisole   3. For Threadworm (Enterobius vermicularis) Pyrantel Mebendazole Albendazole Piperazine 4. For Strongyloides stercoralis Ivermectin Albendazole   5. For Whipworm (Trichuris trichiura) Mebendazole Albendazole   6. For Trichinella spiralis Albendazole Mebendazole   7. For […]

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