Routes of Drug Administration

Introduction Routes of drug administration plays an important role to obtain maximum benefit from the drug. Drug administered into the body goes through several metabolic changes which affect the bioavailability of drug. Bioavailability is the proportion of drug that is available at site of action. Therefore, route of administration is important for maximum bioavailability. An … Read more

Pharmacology- Introduction, Branches of pharmacology, General terminologies in pharmacology

Introduction The term pharmacology is derived from two Greek words pharmakon means drug and logos, means science. Pharmacology is the scientific study of the effects of drugs and chemicals on living organisms. It includes study of sources of drugs, their mechanism of action, toxicity, absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs. Drugs and their uses … Read more