About Department

  • GOAL :To inculcate rational and scientific basis of therapeutics
  • OBJECTIVES :To acquire knowledge and develop skills as under
    • A)Knowledge
      • Describe the pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamic properties of essential & commonly used drugs.
      • Understand the indications & contraindications, interactions and adverse reactions of commonly used drugs & precautions to be observed while using those drugs
      • Develop full understanding about the use of appropriate drugs, efficacy, safety, convenience, cost in diseases.
      • Understand the pharmacological basis & clinical presentation, diagnosis, management of common poisonings
      • Understanding the drugs of addiction and management strategies of the same
      • Classify environmental & occupational pollutants and consider the management strategy for the same
      • Understanding the precautions to be taken while using drugs in pregnancy, lactation, geriatric and paediatric patients.
      • Understanding the concept of rational drug therapy
      • Understanding the concept of essential drugs
      • Understanding the process of new drug development

    • b)skill
      • Prescribe the drug accurately for common ailments
      • Recognize adverse reactions and interactions of commonly used drugs
      • Understand the experimental designs for study of the effects of the drug & develop
      • Critically analyse the given prescription for the given problem considering the principles of rational therapy
      • Scan information on common pharmaceutical preparations and critically evaluate the drug formulations