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TNPSC Pharmacology Syllabus

Updated on: Feb 26, 2013
Pharmacology - (Code - 091)
Paper I
Paper II


Paper - I

General Pharmacology
Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacodynamics
Adverse drug reaction and Drug interactions
Principles and Mechanism of drug action
Factors modifying drug action
Experimental Pharmacology & Drug evaluation

Clinical Pharamacology
Concepts of Essential drug and rational drug therapy.
Embryonic and foetal pharamacology, Perinatal pharamacology, Geriatric pharmacology
Ethical and Modalities of new drugs development-(Preclinical studies and clinical trials)
Placebo
Pharmacokinetic and Dynamic changes in diseases

Toxicology
Principles of toxicology and treatment of poisoning
Heavy Metals and their Antagonists
Non metallic environmental toxicants
Drug dependence and treatment
Ocular Pharmacology
Dermatological Pharmacology
Therapeutic gases
Autonomic Nervous System

Adrenergic System
Cholinergic System
Parkinsonism
Cardio Vascular System
Drugs used in Heart Failure
Drugs used in Ischaemic Heart Diseases
Antiarrhythmic Agents
Antihypertensives
Lipid lowering drugs
Mnagemnet of Shock
Blood
Haemopoietic agents
Haemostatics, Anticoagulants, thrombolytics ann antiplatelets.
Renal Pharmacology
Drugs affecting renal conservation of water
Diuretics
Nephrotoxic Drugs.


Paper - II

Central Nervous System
General Anaesthetics
Analgesics - Opioids and NSAIDS
Antiepileptics
Psychopharmacology
Hypnosedatives
Pharmacotherapy of Migraine
Local Anaesthetics
Autocoids and their Antagonists
Respiratory System
Bronchial Asthma
Antitussives
Mucolytics
Nasal Decongesants
Immuno Modulators
Enzymes in Therapy and Vitamins
Hormones and Their antagonists
Chemotherapy

General Principles of Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy of Microbial diseases including viral and fungal infection
Chemotherapy of Parasitic diseases
Chemotherapy of Malignancy
Antiseptics and disinfectants
Drugs acting on uterus
Gastro intestinal System

Drugs used in peptic ulcer
Drugs used in diarrhoea and constipation
Drugs used in vomiting.
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