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NEET PG Dental/MDS (NEET MDS)

Pharmacology is a highly significant subject from NEET MDS perspective. It carries ample significance even in Clinical Practice.

Owing to the exam difficulty level and the time constraints, selective study is the best approach to prepare Pharmacology for NEET MDS 2017.

In order to assist the aspirants in their preparation of Pharmacology, we have compiled this article which will bring forth the Most Important Topics of Pharmacology for NEET MDS 2017.

 

Also read: Most Important Topics of General Pathology for NEET MDS 2017

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Most Important Topics of Pharmacology for NEET MDS 2017 

Here is a list of the Most Important Topics of Pharmacology: 

Unit Name

Most Important Topics

General Principles of Pharmacology

Prescription, Dosage, Young’s Formula

Clark’s Rule, Clearance, Maintenance Dose

Zero Order and First Order Kinetics,

Half Life of a Drug

Bioavailability, First Pass Mechanism 

Route of Drug Administration, Synergism 

Efficacy, Efficiency, Effectiveness 

Therapeutic Index, Adverse Drug Reactions 

Idiosyncracy, Teratogenicity, Clinical Trials

Agonist and Antagonists, Acetylation, Prodrug

Phase 1 and 2 Reactions of Drug Metabolism

 

Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous system

Catecholamines, Alpha and Beta Receptors 

Adrenergic and Anti-Adrenergic Drugs

Adrenaline, Alpha and Beta Blockers

Choline Receptors, Atropine

Agonists and Antagonists 

 

Drugs Acting on Central Nervous system

CNS Depressants, Sedative Hypnotics 

Anti-Anxiety Drugs, Benzodiazepines 

Barbiturates (Classification Based on Duration)

Anti-Psychotic Drugs, MAO Inhibitors

Anti-Parkinson’s Drugs, Anti-Epileptics

Korsakoff’s Syndrome

 

Non-Steroidal Anti- Inflammatory Drugs

Classifications, COX-2  and COX-1 Inhibitors

Ceiling Effect , Drug Interactions of NSAIDS, Aspirin

 

Opioid Analgesics

Agonists, Antagonists, Morphine in detail

 

Muscle Relaxants

Central and Peripherally Acting Muscle Relaxants

Duration of Action, Tubocurarine

 

General Anaesthesia

Stages of Anaesthesia, Classification of GA 

Inhalational Agents, Nitrous Oxide

Pre- Anaesthetic Medication

Preferred Agents in Day Care Surgery

Dissociative Anaesthesia

 

Local Anaesthesia

Classification of LA, Mechanism of Action

Sensations Lost, Duration of Actions

Factors affecting LA, Concentrations

Adverse Reactions and Drug Interactions

 

Drugs Acting on CVS and Diuretics

Classification of Anti-Hypertensives, 

Calcium Channel Blockers

ACE Inhibitors, Beta Blockers

Diuretics

(Classification, Duration of Action, Drug Reactions) 

Nitroglycerine in Angina

Potassium Sparing Diuretics

 

Drugs Acting on Haemostasis, Blood Coagulation

Heparin in Detail, Oral Anti-Coagulants

Effect of Drugs and Metabolic Changes on Oral Anti-Coagulant Therapy

Anti-Platelet Drugs

 

Drugs Acting on Respiratory, Digestive System and Endocrine System

Anti-Asthmatics, Anti-Leukotrienes

Mast Cell Stabilizers, Antacids

H2 Receptor Antagonists, Proton Pump Inhibitors

Prostaglandin Analogues, Anti- Emetic Drugs

Corticosteroids

(Classification, Adverse Effects, HPA Axis)

Contraceptives, Insulin Preparation

Oral Hypoglycemic Drugs

 

Anti - Microbials and Antibiotics

Chemotherapy, Broad Spectrum Antibiotics

Mechanism of Action of Antibiotics

Classification of Sulphonamides

Classification of Penicillin, Cephalosporins 

Ototoxicity, Nephrotoxicity, Tetracycline 

Aminoglycosides, Macrolides

Anti-Tubercular Drugs (First Line, Second Line)

Anti-Tubercular Drugs for Resistant

Side Effects of Anti-Tubercular Drugs

Anti- Fungal Drugs, Anti-Malarial Drugs

Anti-Virals specially Acyclovir,

Anti-Amoebic Drugs

 

Miscellaneous

Drugs used in Cancer Chemo Therapy

(Cell Cycle - Specific and Non-Specific) 

Anti-Metabolites, Anti-Histamine

Poison and Antidotes of Sildenafil 

Adverse Drug Reactions,

Drug Induced Pigmentations

 

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Also Read: Most Important Topics of Periodontics for NEET-MDS 2017

Thoroughly preparing the above-listed topics would surely help you to answer most of the questions from Pharmacology in NEET MDS 2017.

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