Brody's Human Pharmacology: With STUDENT CONSULT

Preface

Introduction

CHAPTER 1. Pharmacodynamics: Receptors and Concentration-Response Relationships

CHAPTER 2. Pharmacokinetics: Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination

CHAPTER 3. Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Issues in Therapeutics

CHAPTER 4. Drug Development, Regulation, and Prescription Writing

CHAPTER 5. Gene Therapy and Emerging Molecular Therapies

CHAPTER 6. Antibodies and Biological Products

CHAPTER 7. Herbals and Natural Products

CHAPTER 8. Principles of Toxicology

CHAPTER 9. Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System

CHAPTER 10. Drugs Affecting the Parasympathetic Nervous System and Autonomic Ganglia

CHAPTER 11. Drugs Affecting the Sympathetic Nervous System

CHAPTER 12. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

CHAPTER 13. Local Anesthetics

CHAPTER 14. Histamine and Antihistamines

CHAPTER 15. Prostaglandins and Other Eicosanoids

CHAPTER 16. Drugs to Treat Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

CHAPTER 17. Drugs Affecting Uterine Motility

CHAPTER 18. Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System

CHAPTER 19. Introduction to the Regulation of Cardiovascular Function

CHAPTER 20. Antihypertensive Drugs

CHAPTER 21. Diuretic Drugs

CHAPTER 22. Antiarrhythmic Drugs

CHAPTER 23. Drugs to Treat Heart Failure

CHAPTER 24. Vasodilators and Nitric Oxide Synthase

CHAPTER 25. Lipid-Lowering Drugs and Atherosclerosis

CHAPTER 26. Antithrombotic Drugs

CHAPTER 27. Introduction to the Central Nervous System

CHAPTER 28. Treatment of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases

CHAPTER 29. Treatment of Psychotic Disorders

CHAPTER 30. Treatment of Affective Disorders

CHAPTER 31. Treatment of Anxiety and Insomnia

CHAPTER 32. Ethanol, Other Alcohols, and Drugs for Alcohol Dependence

CHAPTER 33. Treatment of Obesity and Eating Disorders

CHAPTER 34. Treatment of Seizure Disorders

CHAPTER 35. General Anesthetics

CHAPTER 36. Drugs to Control Pain

CHAPTER 37. Drugs and Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment

CHAPTER 38. Introduction to Endocrine Pharmacology and Hormones of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland

CHAPTER 39. Adrenocorticosteroids

CHAPTER 40. Estrogens and Progestins

CHAPTER 41. Androgens and Antiandrogens

CHAPTER 42. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs

CHAPTER 43. Insulin and Drugs Used in the Therapy of Diabetes Mellitus

CHAPTER 44. Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Other Agents Affecting Bone

CHAPTER 45. Principles of Antimicrobial Use

CHAPTER 46. Bacterial Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors

CHAPTER 47. Inhibitors of Bacterial Ribosomal Actions

CHAPTER 48. Bacterial Folate Antagonists, Fluoroquinolones, and Other Antibacterial Agents

CHAPTER 49. Antimycobacterial Agents

CHAPTER 50. Antifungal Agents

CHAPTER 51. Antiviral Agents

CHAPTER 52. Drugs to Treat Parasitic Infections

CHAPTER 53. Principles of Antineoplastic Drug Use

CHAPTER 54. Mechanisms of Action of Antineoplastic Drugs

CHAPTER 55. Adjuvant Antineoplastic Drugs

APPENDIX Answers to SELF-ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS