Friday, September 17, 2021

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Oral Administration of Drugs:  Advantages and Disadvantages

Oral administration of drugs is the most common and acceptable route for drug administration, especially for out-patients. When possible, oral route usually abbreviated as p.o.…
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Why Do the Effects of Drugs Vary Between Different People?

A drug is any substance that is used for cure, diagnosis, and prevention of diseases in man and other animals. For practical purposes, drugs and…
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Drug Nomenclature: How Does A Drug Get Its Name?

One of the most confusing aspects of pharmacology is naming individual therapeutic agents. This is because a drug is given three names and each of…
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Sources of Drugs

Drugs are substances that are used or intended to be used in the diagnosis, prevention, treatment or cure of diseases. In early times, these substances…
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Sources of Drugs

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Basic Introduction to Pharmacology

The term “pharmacology” is derived from two Greek words: pharmakon, the Greek word for drugs, and logos, the Greek word for science. It is a…
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Prescription Drugs and Over-The-Counter Drugs: Do You Know the Difference?

Drugs are chemical substances which by interacting with the biological systems produce some changes in them. There are a variety of drugs available for use…
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