PHARD 1651: Pharmacology I

College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus
Credits 2.5
This three-course sequence explores the pharmacologic actions of the major classes of drugs acting on the autonomic, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, immune, endocrine, and central nervous systems. The major classes of drugs associated with the chemotherapy of microbial (bacteria, viral, fungal) and parasitic diseases are also described. Other topics discussed include, principles of antimicrobial therapy, drugs acting on blood and blood-forming organs, vitamins, as well as principles of toxicology, receptor theory, and dose response.


BIOCD 1554 Biochemistry I, BIOCD 1555 Biochemistry II, and concurrent enrollment in PSCID 1621 Chemical Principles of Drug Action I