Oct 22, 2018
With the Medical PG exams for January 2019 session approaching near, we are regularly receiving queries from the students what to study and what not study in various subjects covered under the syllabus.
Through this blog, we are going to solve common queries of the students seeking help about the important topics in Pharmacology subject.
Pharmacology is a very diverse and a well scoring subject for NEET-PG preparation. In order to simplify your preparations, we took help from the famous Pharma faculty Dr. Gobind Rai Garg to prepare a list of important topics that must prepared and revised thoroughy.
The table below comprise of the list of all the “Must Know” and “Desirable to Know” topics as suggested by Dr. Gobind Rai Garg himself.
IMPORTANT TOPICS IN PHARMACOLOGY
DESIRABLE TO KNOW
pH, pKa, ionization
First pass metabolism
CYP substrates, inducers, inhibitors
First and zero order kinetics
Receptors types and examples
Enzyme inhibition (competitive, non-competitive and uncompetitive)
Types of antagonists
Evidence based medicine
Sympathetic receptors location
PCM and aspirin poisoning
New drugs for CHF
Drugs decreasing mortality in CHF
JNC 8 guidelines for hypertension
New antianginal drugs
New hypolipidemic drugs
K sparing diuretics
Free water clearance
Oral hypoglycemic agents
GnRH agonist and antagonist
New antidiabetic drugs
Adverse effect of steroids
Short acting BZD
Antipsychotic names and adverse effects
SSRI and SNRI
Lithium and mania
Newer hypnotic drugs
Local anaesthetics mechanism and special points
SCh and NDMRs
MAC and Bld gas partition coefficient
Colour coding of cylinders
Pin index system
Anticoagulants specially new
Iron deficiency anemia
DOC for different asthma types
Crohn’s and Ulcerative colitis
Metaclopramide, domperidone IBS
Important points (Review of Pharmacology 12th edition)
Tuberculosis with RNTCP
Mechanism of drug resistance
CCS and Non-specific drugs
General and specific adverse effects of anticancer drugs (Specially chemo-man cartoon)
Tyrosine kinase inhibitors
Newer anticancer drugs
New drugs approved in last 12 months (uses only)
Treatment of HIT
Treatment of hyperkalemia
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