This class was created by Brainscape user Alexa Crawford. Visit their profile to learn more about the creator.

Decks in this class (49)

Lecture 1: Nature of Drugs & Drug Development
Pharmacology definition,
Define medical pharmacology,
Define toxicology
92  cards
Lecture 2: Pharmacokinetics
In general what is a drug,
Epinephrine is an ___ in the heart,
Administration of epinephrine cau...
86  cards
Lecture 3: Pharmacodynamics Part 2
T f all receptors exhibit similar...,
There are __ primary classes of r...,
What are the 4 primary classes of...
80  cards
Lecture 4: Overview of Pharmacokinetics and Time Course of Drugs
The 4 key pharmacological processes,
Adme is able to significantly imp...,
If a drug is given by the oral ro...
161  cards
Lecture 5: Variations in Drug Responses in Special Populations
What are the characteristics of t...,
Changes in doses populations of d...,
What is pharmacogenetics
85  cards
Lecture 6: Autonomic and Somatic Nervous Systems
The nervous system is divided int...,
The peripheral nervous system is ...,
The autonomic nervous system is d...
89  cards
Lecture 7: Cholinergic Agonists
In neuronal nicotinic receptors _...,
The adrenal gland expresses ____ ...,
T f due to widespread of nicotini...
39  cards
Lecture 8: ANS Neuromuscular Blockers
Each somatic neuron of the neurom...,
Nm ach receptors are a specific n...,
Activation of nm ach receptors ca...
29  cards
Lecture 9: Anticholinergic Agents
What is the primary nt of the par...,
What are the target tissue recept...,
Which muscarinic receptors are mo...
44  cards
Chapter 10: Adrenergic Agents
Modulation of the sympathetic ner...,
T f alpa ardrenergic receptors ha...,
Where are a1 receptors located
90  cards
Chapter 11: Introduction to CNS pharmacology
The cns is made of a network of _...,
Neurons send signals to each othe...,
The actions of neurons are energy...
65  cards
Chapter 12: CNS Depressant Drugs
What type of receptors are gaba a...,
When gaba binds to gaba a recepto...,
When cl hyper polarizes the cell ...
113  cards
Chapter 13: Antiseizure Drugs
Seizures are caused by ___ in the...,
___ is the primary excitatory nt ...,
___ is the primary inhibitory nt ...
59  cards
Chapter 14: Parkinson's Disease
The initiation and termination of...,
Many movement disorders have been...,
The basic circuitry of the basal ...
92  cards
Chapter 15: Schizophrenia and Bipolar Affective Disorder
What are the 2 categories of anti...,
Mania or a manic episode is chara...,
As mania persists it may develop ...
94  cards
Chapter 16: Antidepressant Drugs
Depression is a complex ___ of co...,
T f non harm treatments for depre...,
___depressive disorder is the pri...
70  cards
Chapter 17: Drugs of Abuse
What causes tolerance decreased r...,
Physiological dependence is chara...,
Why cant beta blockers be abruptl...
70  cards
Chapter 18: NSAIDs and Acetaminophen
What is pain,
T f pain is a protective response...,
Thermal stimuli are sensed by ___...
123  cards
Chapter 19: Drugs for Headaches
Diagnosis of primary headache dis...,
What are symptoms of a tension he...,
Tension headaches are often cause...
68  cards
Chapter 20: Opioid Analgesics
Opioids act at several points thr...,
T f opioids have been used as ana...,
What is an example of a naturally...
85  cards
Chapter 21: Local Anesthetics
Local anesthetics work by blockin...,
Voltage gated na channels open wh...,
T f when the inactivation gate of...
47  cards
Chapter 22: Cannabinoids
Cannabis sativa is an ____ heb,
Cannabis sativa is sexually dimor...,
When was cannabis legalized in ca...
76  cards
Part 1: Antimicrobial Agents
What is the overall goal of antim...,
Most infectious microorganisms ar...,
What is the benefit of most micro...
88  cards
Part 2: Antimicrobials (Cell wall inhibitors)
Why is the peptidoglycan layer on...,
Penicillins and cephalosporins ar...,
Vancomycin is a ___ type antibiotic
80  cards
Part 3: Antimicrobial Inhibitors of Bacterial Protein Synthesis
Bacteria have ____ ribosomal subu...,
What are the 3 main classes of pr...,
T f protein synthesis inhibitors ...
88  cards
Part 4: DNA/RNA Synthesis Inhibitors
How is metronidazole activated,
Why is metronidazole only active ...,
Metronidazole has active ___ meta...
47  cards
Part 5: Antifungal Agents
T f fungal cells are more structu...,
T f there are fewer drugable targ...,
What is a unique part of the fung...
38  cards
Part 6: Antiviral agents
Viruses use host cell ____ and __...,
Many viruses are catergorized int...,
Herpes simplex virus and varicell...
88  cards
Part 7: Cancer Treatments 1
Define cancer,
Loss of ___ allows tumors to grow...,
What are some cancer risks we can...
111  cards
Part 8: Cancer Treatment 2
What 4 new things have newer anti...,
What are survival proteins,
How can hormone supression help s...
56  cards
Part 9: Immunopharmacology Overview
What is the role of the immune sy...,
The 2 branches of the immune system,
Which immune system is the first ...
45  cards
Part 10: Corticosteroids and immunosuppressants
T f very extensive near complete ...,
What are corticosteroids,
What bodily signals cause cortico...
95  cards
Part 11: Rheumatoid Arthritis
What is rheumatoid arthritis,
What is the goal of ra treatment,
Inflammation in the joint spaces ...
38  cards
Part 12: Asthma and COPD
____ cells of the respiratory tra...,
Epithelial cells secrete ____ tha...,
Resident ____ cells in the airway...
61  cards
Part 13: Allergies
Type 1 hypersensitivity reactions...,
Type 1 hypersensitivity rxns invo...,
What are the 2 phases of ige medi...
66  cards
Part 14: GI Pharmacology
The ____ nervous system can modul...,
In addition to influences from th...,
The ____ nervous system regulates...
142  cards
Part 15: Endocrine & Adrenal Steroids
Most endocrine organs are regulat...,
When the hypothalamus receives in...,
In most cases hormonal responses ...
62  cards
Part 16: Thyroid Disorders
Thyroid hormones are involved in ...,
Higher levels of thyroid hormones...,
T f thyroid hormones can be incre...
91  cards
Part 17: Gonadal Hormones
The gonadal hormones are also kno...,
T f sex hormones are involved in ...,
Lh and fsh are secreted by the __...
135  cards
Part 18: Diabetes
The regulation of insulin and glu...,
Under normal conditions there is ...,
Large secretions of insulin from ...
144  cards
Part 19: Calcium Homeostasis
The thyroid gland makes ___ which...,
Where are the parathyroid glands ...,
Are the parathyroid glands regula...
66  cards
Part 20: CV & Renal Overview
Cardiac output ____ x ___,
What is cardiac output,
What is stroke volume
40  cards
Part 21: Lipid Lowering Agents
Why can lipids and cholesterol le...,
The deposits of lipids and choles...,
Atherosclerosis is also called th...
80  cards
Part 22: Renal Function & BP Modulation
What is the normal blood pressure,
What is the target bp in patients...,
What is considered a dangerous bp...
85  cards
Part 23: Vasodilators
In vascular smooth muscle the int...,
During membrane depolarization of...,
Ca can also enter bv smooth muscl...
67  cards
Part 24: Beta-Blockers and Sympatholytics
At a cellular level cardiac contr...,
Ap are generated by the ____ node...,
Once an ap reaches the cardiac mu...
53  cards
Part 25: Heart Failure
At the most fundamental level wha...,
Reduced co that is seen in heart ...,
Why does reduced co in heart fail...
84  cards
Part 26: Arrhythmia's
At a fundamental level arrhythmia...,
What are some noticeable symptoms...,
Give 4 possible causes of arrhyth...
72  cards
Part 27: Hemostasis & Anticoagulants
What is hemostasis in a general s...,
Thombrosis is related to ____ exc...,
The immediate reaction of bv that...
133  cards

More about

  • Class purpose General learning

Learn faster with Brainscape on your web, iPhone, or Android device. Study Alexa Crawford's Pharmacology flashcards now!

How studying works.

Brainscape's adaptive web mobile flashcards system will drill you on your weaknesses, using a pattern guaranteed to help you learn more in less time.

Add your own flashcards.

Either request "Edit" access from the author, or make a copy of the class to edit as your own. And you can always create a totally new class of your own too!

What's Brainscape anyway?

Brainscape is a digital flashcards platform where you can find, create, share, and study any subject on the planet.

We use an adaptive study algorithm that is proven to help you learn faster and remember longer....

Looking for something else?

  • 31 decks
  • 2709 flashcards
  • 1270 learners
Decks: Pharmacologic Principles Drug Absorption, Fall Exam I Active Learning Questions, Drug Metabolism And Excretion, And more!
  • 55 decks
  • 2857 flashcards
  • 221 learners
Decks: Sulfonamides Trimethoprim, Fluoroquinolones, Nitrofurantoin Daptomycin Polymyxin B Ri, And more!
Make Flashcards