PHARMACEUTICAL AND TOXICOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY I
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course will provide students with the knowledge necessary for the study of
pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Also are examined drugs affecting the
peripheral nervous system, autacoids, cardiovascular drugs and some antibacterial
To sit theMedicinal and Toxicological Chemistry I exam the candidate must have
passed the General Physiology exam.
Course contents summary
Chemical-physical properties and biological activityOptical, geometric,
conformational isomerism and pharmacological activity. BioisosterismDrug
metabolism Receptor theory Drugs acting upon the Peripheral Nervous System
Autacoids Cardiovascular and diuretic drugs Insulin and oral
DAVID A. WILLIAMS, THOMAS L. LEMKE "Foye's Principi di Chimica
Farmaceutica"; Piccin, Padova.
Assessment methods and criteria