Multiple Choice Questions

Zafirlukast is best classified as ? Leukocyte stimulant Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor Monoamine oxidase inhibitor Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor Leukotriene formation inhibitor 2. Nicardipine is indicated treatment for ? I. angina pectoris II. hypertension III. ventricular tachycardia I only III only I and II only II and III only 3. Colestipol HCL is best classified as ?…

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Steroids

Bigger, Faster, Stronger, are three words which comes to our mind when we talk about steroids or picture them. As a matter of fact there was a movie too named by the same three words. Steroids were never meant to be used in bodybuilding or any kind of sports which needs a lot of physical…

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Combating Drug Resistance

It’s a huge challenge now to minimize drug resistance and reduce the overuse, unfortunately, the overuse and lack of awareness has caused a widespread drug resistance and moreover multiple drug resistance in certain conditions to be fatal. So here are the four grand ways science is trying to combat the scenario of the 21st century.…

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The Art of Wound Healing

The natural process of wound healing is nothing short of a masterpiece. It is like a musical symphony in which multiple players work together for a beautiful final product. The process occurs in multiple phases, through literature for the undergraduate level claims a specific timeline for each phase, in reality, the phases will often overlap…

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Cancer Chemotherapy

Of the many diseases in existence, cancer is one of the most interesting and most chose by students for research. Though some may consider it to be overrated I still think it is an interesting condition. Despite this, if one looks at the disease superficially there is nothing truely that over the top about the…

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Understanding Apoptosis

Apoptosis is the process of programmed cell death. Necrosis is the process of nonprogrammed cell death. Apoptosis is a natural and essential process required for growth as well as maintenance of a healthy state. It is most important to understand the working of cancer drugs as well to conduct research in molecular biology. There are…

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Pharmacology of Diabetes

  *This article is for those who have already studied the pathology of diabetes and for those to simple briefly read up on diabetes before they begin an intense study*   Types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes, basic cause: absence of natural insulin due to beta cell destruction Type 2 diabetes, basic cause: insulin resistance…

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