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Foye's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry

ISBN-10: 0781768799
ISBN-13: 9780781768795
Edition: 6th 2008 (Revised)
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Description: This comprehensive the Sixth Edition of this well-known text has been fully revised and updated to meet the changing curricula of medicinal chemistry courses. Emphasis is on patient-focused pharmaceutical care and on the pharmacist as a therapeutic  More...

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Book details

List price: $92.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/24/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1377
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 7.040
Language: English

This comprehensive the Sixth Edition of this well-known text has been fully revised and updated to meet the changing curricula of medicinal chemistry courses. Emphasis is on patient-focused pharmaceutical care and on the pharmacist as a therapeutic consultant, rather than a chemist. A new disease state management section explains appropriate therapeutic options for asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and men's and women's health problems. Also new to this edition: Clinical Significance boxes, Drug Lists at the beginning of appropriate chapters, and an eight-page color insert with detailed illustrations of drug structures. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Case studies from previous editions and answers to this edition's case studies will be available online at thePoint. New section on Disease State Management (Part IV) helps students understand how asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and women's and men health issues can be treated with appropriate therapeutic options. 8-page color insert contains detailed illustrations of drug structures covered within the text. Clinical Significance boxes show students how the content in each of the chapters relates to effective pharmaceutical care. Drug Lists at the beginning of appropriate chapters are bulleted lists that provide students with a summary of the drugs covered within the chapter.

Historical Perspective of Medicinal Chemistry
Principles of Drug Discovery
Drug Discovery from Natural Products
Drug Design and Relationship of Functional Groups to Pharmacologic Activity
Molecular Modeling and in Silico
Receptors and Drug Action
Drug Discovery Through Enzyme Inhibition
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology-From Nucleic Acids to Personalized Medicine
Peptide and Protein Drugs
Antisense Therapeutic Agents
Physicochemical and Biopharmaceutical Properties of Drug Substances and Pharmacokinetics
Drug Metabolism
Drug Regulation: An Overview
Drug Receptors Affecting Neurotransmission and Enzymes as Catalytic Receptors
Overview of Drug Receptors: A Perspective
Drugs Affecting Cholinergic Neurotransmission
Adrenergic Receptors and Drugs Affecting Adrenergic Neurotransmission
Serotonin Receptors and Drugs Affecting Serotonergic Neurotransmission
Amino Acid Neurotransmitters in the Central Nervous System
Inhibitors of Nerve Conduction: Local Anesthetics
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Pharmacodynamic Agents
Drugs Affecting Central Nervous System
General Anesthetics
Antiseizure Agents
Psychotherapeutic Drugs: Antipsychotic and Anxiolytic Agents
Hallucinogens, Stimulants and Related Drugs of Abuse
Opioid Analgesics
Drugs Used to Treat Neuromuscular Disorders: Antiparkinsonian and Spasmolytic Agents
Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
Cardiac Agents: Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginal, and Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, Antagonists and Calcium Blockers
Central and Peripheral Sympatholytics and Vasodilators
Antihyperlipoproteinemics and Inhibitors of Cholesterol Biosynthesis
Antithrombotics, Thrombolytics, Coagulants, and Plasma Extenders
Drugs Affecting the Hormonal Systems
Insulin and Drugs Used for the Treatment of Diabetes
Thyroid Function and Thyroid Drugs
Calcium Homeostasis
Drugs Affecting the Immune Systems
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Antihistamines and Related Antiallergic and Antiulcer Agents
Chemotherapeutic Agents
Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Agents
Antiparasitic Agents
Antifungal Agents
Antimycobacterial Agents
Cancer and Chemotherapy
Antiviral Agents and Protease Inhibitors
Disease State Management
Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Men' Health
Women's Health
pKa Values for Some Drugs and Miscellaneous Organic Acids and Bases
pH Values for Tissue Fluids

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