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Table of Contents Brody's Human Pharmacology 5th Edition Part I: General Principles Lynn Wecker 1 Pharmacodynamics: Receptors and Concentration-Response Relationships 2 Pharmacokinetics: Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Elimination 3 Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Issues in Therapeutics 4 Drug Development, Regulation and Prescription Writing 5 Gene Therapy and Emerging Molecular Therapies 6 Antibodies and Biological Products 7 Herbals and Natural Products 8 Principles of Toxicology Part II: Drugs Affecting the Peripheral Nervous System, Skeletal and Smooth Muscle Carl Faingold 9 Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System 10 Drugs Affecting the Parasympathetic Nervous System and Autonomic Ganglia 11 Drugs Affecting the Sympathetic Nervous System 12 Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 13 Local Anesthetics 14 Histamine and Antihistamines 15 Eicosanoids 16 Drugs to Treat Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 17 Drugs Affecting Uterine Motility 18 Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System Part III: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular, Renal and Circulatory Systems Stephanie Watts 19 Introduction to the Regulation of Cardiovascular Function 20 Antihypertensive Drugs 21 Diuretic Drugs 22 Antiarrhythmic Drugs 23 Drugs to Treat Heart Failure 24 Vasodilators and Nitric Oxide Synthase 25 Lipid-Lowering Drugs and Atherosclerosis 26 Antithrombotic Drugs Part IV: Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System Lynn Wecker 27 Introduction to the Central Nervous System 28 Treatment of Parkinson¿s and Alzheimer's Diseases 29 Treatment of Psychotic Disorders 30 Treatment of Affective Disorders 31 Treatment of Anxiety and Insomnia 32 Ethanol, Other Alcohols and Drugs for Alcohol Dependence 33 Treatment of Obesity and Eating Disorders 34 Treatment of Seizure Disorders 35 General Anesthetics 36 Drugs to Control Pain 37 Drugs and Substance Abuse, Addiction and Treatment Part V: Drugs Affecting Endocrine Systems George Dunaway 38 Introduction to Endocrine Pharmacology and Hormones of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland 39 Adrenocorticosteroids 40 Estrogens and Progestins 41 Androgens and Antiandrogens 42 Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs 43 Insulin and Drugs Used in the Therapy of Diabetes Mellitus 44 Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Other Agents Affecting Bone Part VI: Chemotherapy of Invading Organisms Lynn Crespo 45 Principles of Antimicrobial Use 46 Bacterial Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors 47 Inhibitors of Bacterial Ribosomal Actions 48 Bacterial Folate Antagonists, Fluoroquinolones, and Other Antibacterial Agents 49 Antimycobacterial Agents 50 Antifungal Agents 51 Antiviral Agents 52 Drugs to Treat Parasitic Infections Part VII: Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases Lynn Crespo 53 Principles of Antineoplastic Drug Use 54 Mechanisms of Action of Antineoplastic Drugs 55 Adjuvant Antineoplastic Drugs
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