Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
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535-0521-AAL  Pharmacology and Toxicology I+II

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersU. Quitterer
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentEnrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.


AbstractThis course is a condition for admission to the Pharmaceutical Sciences Master. By self-directed learning, students acquire knowledge about basic principles in pharmacology and toxicology, mechanisms of drug action and clinical uses of important classes of drugs.
ObjectiveAfter the successful completion of this course, students have gained knowledge about basic principles in pharmacology and toxicology, mechanisms of drug action and clinical uses of important classes of drugs.
ContentContents of this course are defined by the textbook "Basic and Clinical Pharmacology" by Bertram Katzung.
The following sections are exam-relevant.
Section-I Basic Principles, No. 2,3,4.
Section-II, Autonomic Drugs, No. 6,7,8,9,10.
Section-III Cardiovascular-Renal Drugs, No. 11,12,13,15.
Section-IV Drugs with Important Actions on Smooth Muscle, No. 16, 20.
Section-V Drugs that Act in the Central Nervous System, No. 21,22,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31.
Section-VI Drugs Used to Treat Diseases of the Blood, Inflammation and Gout, No. 34,35,36.
Section-VII Endocrine Drugs, No. 38,39,40,41.
Lecture notesCourse contents are defined by the textbook "Basic and Clinical Pharmacology" by Bertram Katzung and Anthony Trevor. Exam-relevant sections of this book are listed above in the contents section.
LiteratureBasic and Clinical Pharmacology
Bertram Katzung
14th edition (2017)
McGraw-Hill Education/Medical
ISBN-10: 1259641155
ISBN-13: 978-1259641152