Brody’s Human Pharmacology, 6th Edition

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Edited by Lynn Wecker

Mechanism-Based Therapeutics

Published by Elsevier

About the Book

This Brody’s Human Pharmacology, 6th Edition is edited by Lynn Wecker. This Sixth Edition keeps you fully up to date with all that’s new in the field. Streamlined content, a new organizational approach, enhanced online components, and thoroughly updated information ensure your grasp of key concepts and prepare you for exams. Nearly 500 full-color illustrations explain important processes, while color-coded boxes for major drugs, therapeutic overviews, clinical problems, and trade names reinforce your mastery of the information.


NEW chapter devoted entirely to pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine.
NEW chapter on cannabinoids and their use for pain and other disorders, in light of recent legalization in many states.
NEW chapters on recent developments in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, ADHD and the latest treatments for HIV.
NEW section on pain management.
NEW section in each chapter covering “Clinical Relevance for Healthcare Professionals” that provides important information specific to physical therapists, dentists and dental hygienists, and many other medical professionals.

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

Section 1 Mechanisms of Drug Action and Therapeutic Principles
Introduction, Terminology
Pharmacodynamics: Drug Targets (Receptors, Enzymes, DNA, etc)
Drug Discovery, Development, and Regulation

Section 2 Chemical Mediators and Drugs Affecting Autonomic and Neuromuscular Synapses
Introduction to the Peripheral Nervous Systems and Drugs for Peripheral Disorders Cholinergic Drugs
Muscarinic Agonists and Their Clinical Uses
Muscarinic Antagonists and Their Clinical Uses
Nicotinic Agonists and Their Clinical Uses
Nicotinic Antagonists and Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs Adrenergic Drugs
Adrenergic Agonists and Their Clinical Uses
Adrenergic Antagonists and Their Clinical Uses

Section 3 Drug Treatment for Disorders Affecting the Central Nervous System
Introduction to the CNS and Drugs Affecting the Brain Neurodegenerative Disorders
Drug Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Cognitive Disorders/Dementias
Pharmacotherapy of Basal Ganglia Disorders: Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Disease
Drug Therapy for Psychoses and Bipolar Disorder
Drug Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
Drug Therapy for the Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Drug Therapy for Insomnia and the Hypersomnias
Drug Therapy for Managing Obesity and Eating Disorders
Treatment of Seizure Disorders
Drug Therapy to Control Spasticity Disorders
Ethanol, Other Alcohols, and Drugs for Alcohol Use Disorder
Illicit Psychoactive Compounds and Substance Use Disorder

Section 4 Drug Therapy for Pain Management
General Anesthetics
Local Anesthetics
Opioid Analgesics
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents and Acetaminophen

Section 5 Treatment of Inflammatory, Allergic and Immunologic Disorders
Drug Therapy for Migraine Headache
Drug Therapy for Gout and Hyperuricemia
Drug Treatment for Allergic Reactions
Immunosuppressants for Autoimmune Disorders and Organ Transplantation
Drug Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Section 6 Drug Treatment for Cardiovascular Diseases
Introduction to The Cardiovascular System and the Regulation of Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
Overview of Hypertension Management and Drugs that Decrease Sympathetic Tone
Diuretics and Drugs that Affect Volume and Electrolyte Content
Drugs Affecting the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
Calcium Channel Blockers
Drug Therapy for Hyperlipidemias and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
Drug Therapy for Myocardial Ischemia and Angina Pectoris
Treatment of Heart Failure: Cardiac Glycosides, Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors and Other Agents
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet and Thrombolytic Agents
Drug Therapy for Hemophilia and the Anemias

Section 7 Treatment of Endocrine Disorders
Introduction to Endocrine Pharmacology
Treatment of Hypothalamic and Pituitary Disorders
Treatment of Adrenalcorticosteroid Disorders
Female Hormone Regulation
Androgens, antiandrogens and their clinical uses
Drug Therapy for the Management of Diabetes
Drug Therapy for the Management of Thyroid Disorders
Calcium Regulating Hormones and Agents Affecting Bone

Section 8 Chemotherapy

Infectious Diseases
Principles of Antimicrobial Use
Bacterial Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors
Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
Drugs that Target DNA
Antimycobacterial Drugs and the Treatment of Tuberculosis and Leprosy
Drug Therapy for Resistant Organisms Parasitic Diseases
Antifungal Agents
Antimalarial and Other Antiprotozoal Agents
Antihelmintics Viruses
Drug Therapy for non-HIV Viral Infections
Drugs for HIV and Related Opportunistic Infections Cancer
Introduction and Therapeutic Principles
Cytotoxic Agents
Targeted Agents

Section 9 Special Considerations

Therapeutic Use of Hematopoietic Growth Factors, Vitamins and Minerals
Gastrointestinal Disorders and Their Treatment
Pharmacological Treatment of Asthma and COPD
The Role of Neutraceuticals and Natural Products
Essentials of Toxicology
Therapeutic Considerations for Pregnant, Pediatric, Geriatric and Obese Individuals

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