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Mechanisms of drug action

Intra-Science Research Foundation.

Mechanisms of drug action

proceedings of Intra-Science Symposium, Santa Monica, California, November 30-December 2, 1972

by Intra-Science Research Foundation.

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Published by The Foundation in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drugs -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.,
  • Drugs -- Metabolism -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by N. Kharasch.
    SeriesIntra-science chemistry reports ;, v. 8, no. 1-3
    ContributionsKharasch, Norman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD241 .I46 vol. 8, No. 1-3, RM300 .I46 vol. 8, No. 1-3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4289246M
    LC Control Number78316388

      Drug-Drug Interactions. The effectiveness of a drug can often be reduced if the action of one drug diminishes the action of another. Since drugs are commonly classified by their mode and mechanism of action, any interaction affecting one drug will usually affect drugs of the same class, either by interfering with their absorption or the way in which the body metabolizes the : Michael Bihari, MD. Specificity of drug action relates to the number of different mechanisms involved. Examples of specific drugs include atropine (a muscarinic receptor antagonist), salbutamol (a β 2-adrenoceptor agonist), and cimetidine (an H 2-receptor antagonist). By contrast, nonspecific drugs result in drug effects through several mechanisms of action.

    Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, Fourth Edition enables rapid review and assimilation of large amounts of complex information about the essentials of medical pharmacology. Clear, sequential pictures of mechanisms of action actually show students how drugs work, instead of just telling them. As in previous editions, the book features an outline format, over full-color 4/5(4). Drug reactions may occur extracellularly and involve noncellular constituents. • Physical effects, e.g. protective, adsorbent and lubricant properties of agents applied to the skin.. Chemical reactions, e.g. neutralization of gastric HCl by antacids.. Physicochemical mechanisms may alter the biophysical properties of specific fluids, e.g. surfactants, detergents, antifoaming agents.

    Molecular mechanisms of drug action. [Christopher J Coulson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Coulson. Find more information about: ISBN: Because many drugs have multiple mechanisms of action, it is sometimes difficult to agree on how to classify a particular drug. Nevertheless, the following list attempts to classify drugs based on their dominant mechanism of action, or by the mechanism that is the most therapeutically relevant for cardiovascular disease.


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