Category list : Pharmacodynamics
Putting pharmacogenomics into practice Subscription
Concepts in pharmacogenomics, edited by Martin M. Zdanowicz.
Healthcare professionals should be aware of the principles of antimicrobial treatment and the need to reduce inappropriate prescribing to retain the effectiveness of drugs currently available.
A solid overview of psychotropic drugs Subscription
‘Fundamentals of clinical psychopharmacology 4th edition’, edited by Ian M. Anderson and R. Hamish McAllister-Williams.
Triptan interactions Subscription
A number of clinically relevant pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic interactions involving 5HT1 receptor agonists are known, although these are not frequently encountered in migraine treatment.
Drug metabolism: manipulating the microbiome Subscription
Understanding how symbiotic bacteria that help maintain health interact with medicines is an emerging field of research.
Liver impairment: ensuring medicines safety Subscription
How liver disease can affect absorption and excretion and the clinical consequences for common medicines.
In this science article, Timothy J. Snape, Alison M. Astles and Janice Davies discuss the chemical basis for the stability of certain functional groups within drug molecules against hydrolytic degradation and consider the methods used to maximise their stability on storage