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Pharmaceutical Chemistry
CHEM 211

Description of the subject:

This course includes a blend of chemical and pharmacological principles necessary for understanding the:

1. Structure-activity relationships (SAR) that simplify the understanding the pharmacological activity and side effects.

2. Pharmacokinetics of drugs (ADME).

3. Relation between the molecular structure of drugs with both the pharmaceutical dosage forms and their stability.

These principles are applied to all pharmacological groups.

 

 

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CONTENT

 

Course and Title Code

 

 

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

CHEM 211

 

 

Duration

 

 

Credit: 2 hrs Theory/week, 1 hr Practical/week

Actual: 2 hrs Theory/week, 2 hrs Practical/week

 

 

Level

 

 

Second Year, Second Semester, 4th Level

 

 

Teaching Staff Required

 

 

Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

 

 

Preceding Courses

 

 

Basic Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Analytical

Chemistry.

 

 

Main Subjects

 

 

1. Antimicrobial agents

2. Cancer chemotherapy

3. Diuretics and drugs acting on the CVS

4. Analgesics and anti-inflammatory drugs

5. Antihistaminic

6. Drugs acting on the G.LT.

7. Biotechnology products

 

 

Main Teaching Strategies

 

 

Main teaching method

Modified lecture group discussion written assignment, internet application. 

Main teaching aids

Data show, overhead projector, slides, video & TV, Flip chart, Models Instrument.

 

 

Methods of Assessment

 

 

Participation, Attendance, Quizzes, Mid term exam, final exam.

 

 

References

 

 

1. Wilson and Gisvold’s, Textbook Organic Medicinal Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 10th edition or the latest edition.

2. David A. William, Thomas L. Lemke and William 0. Foye, Foy's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry, 2001.

 

  

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