May 22, 2017
IMPORTANT TOPICS IN PHARMACOLOGY
|TOPIC||MUST KNOW||DESIRABLE TO KNOW|
|GENERAL||pH, pKa, ionization Bioavailability First pass metabolism Vd PPB Prodrugs CYP substrates, inducers, inhibitors Metabolic reactions Formulas||First and zero order kinetics TDM Receptors types and examples DRC Pharmacogenetics Clinical trials Drug labels Orphan drugs Essential drugs||Enzyme inhibition (competitive, non-competitive and uncompetitive) Types of antagonists Pharmacovigilance Evidence based medicine|
|ANS||AChE inhibitors OP Poisoning Sympathetic receptors location||Catecholamines table Beta blockers Anticholinergics||Alpha blockers Glaucoma Rabbit practicals|
|AUTACOIDS||Antihistaminics PCM and aspirin poisoning||DMARDs Gout Migraine||PG actions Other NSAIDs|
|CVS||Digoxin New drugs for CHF Drugs decreasing mortality in CHF||JNC 8 guidelines for hypertension New antianginal drugs Statins||Pulmonary hypertension Antiarrhythmics New hypolipidemic drugs|
|KIDNEY||K sparing diuretics||-||Free water clearance Vasopressin antagonists|
|ENDOCRINE||Somatostatin GnRH agonist and antagonist New antidiabetic drugs||Osteoporosis SERM OCPs Mifepristone||Antithyroid drugs Oral hypoglycemic agents Adverse effect of steroids SPRM Anti-androgens|
|CNS||Short acting BZD Parkinsonism Multiple sclerosis Antiepileptic drugs||Antipsychotic names and adverse effects SSRI and SNRI TCA poisoning Lithium and mania||Newer hypnotic drugs MAO inhibitors Opioids|
|ANAESTHESIA||Local anaesthetics mechanism and special points SCh and NDMRs MAC and Bld gas partition coefficient||Colour coding of cylinders Pin index system Xenon Halothane Ketamine||Spinal anaesthesia Neurolept analgesia|
|HEMATOLOGY||Anticoagulants specially new||Antiplatelets Fibrinolytics||Iron deficiency anemia Growth factors|
|RESPIRATORY||Bronchodilators||DOC for different asthma types||Theophylline|
|GIT||Peptic ulcer||Crohn’s and Ulcerative colitis||Metaclopramide, domperidone IBS|
|ANTIMICROBIALS||Important points (Review of Pharmacology 11th edition/page:380-382) Tuberculosis with RNTCP Malaria||Mechanism of drug resistance Beta lactams Aminoglycosides Fluoroquinolones HIV Hepatitis C||Tetracyclines Macrolides Cotrimoxazole Leprosy Antifungal|
|ANTICANCER||CCS and Non-specific drugs General and specific adverse effects of anticancer drugs (Specially chemo-man cartoon)||Monoclonal antibodies Tyrosine kinase inhibitors Newer anticancer drugs||-|
|IMMUNOLOGY||Cyclosporine Tacrolimus||Monoclonal antibodies Thalidomide||-|
|SPECIAL TOPICS||New drugs approved in last 12 months (uses only) Anti-obesity drugs||Erectile dysfunction Anti-smoking drugs Treatment of HIT Treatment of hyperkalemia||-|
|High-Yield Topics for Pharmacology||High-Yield Topics or Radiology|
|High-Yield Topics for Pediatrics||High-Yield Topics for Surgery|
|High-Yield Topics for Ophthalmology||High-Yield Topics for Forensic Medicine & Toxicology|
|High-Yield Topics for PSM|
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