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PHCY 732 - Pharmacochemistry of Drugs with Actions on Smooth Muscle Systems


2 Credits
This course presents the basic concepts of pharmacology and medicinal chemistry of drugs that have direct or indirect effects to produce important actions on selected smooth muscle systems. Specifically, the course covers the pharmacochemistry of eicosanoids, histamine, proton pump inhibitors, serotonin, cannabinoids and phosphodiesterase inhibitors. Students also learn about the drugs’ chemical properties, mechanisms of action, clinical uses, disposition, adverse reactions, structure- and mechanism-based interactions, and drug-disease interactions. Required course.
Prerequisite(s): Pharmacy courses are open only to Pharmacy students.



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