This book is meant for undergraduate students of pharmacy, and for those who have medicinal chemistry as a part of their course curriculum. This book emphasizes the fundamentals of medicinal chemistry, various classifications, drug synthesis, drug action and their pharmacological uses with recent development of various classes of drugs. Latest developments in the field of medicinal chemistry have been incorporated. Thus, it would be beneficial to the readers to extend knowledge in respect of several known classes of drug molecules.
1. Physical Chemical Factors and Biological Properties 2. Autonomic Nervous System Cholinergic Drugs and Adrenergic Agents 3. General Anaesthetics 4. Local Anaesthetics 5. Sedative and Hypnotics 6. Opioid Analgesics 7. Anticonvulsant Agents 8. Antiparkinsonism Agents 9. Central Nervous System Stimulants 10. Antipsychotic Drugs 11. Antidepressant Drugs 12. Antianxiety Drugs 13. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 14. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents 15. General Consideration of Heterocyclic Chemistry Concept References Index.
Munendra Mohan Varshney :- is Professor in Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology (Pharmacy), Ghaziabad. He obtainedPhD in 2015 from Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun. He has more than fifteen years of experience in teaching and research, discovery and development of biologically active pharmaceuticals. He has published research papers in high impact research journals. He is author of some books for diploma pharmacy, medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical analytical chemistry, inorganic pharmaceutical chemistry to his credit.Asif Husain :- obtained his PhD (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) in the year 2000 from Jamia Hamdard. He is a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. Dr. Husain has published more than 350 research/review articles in national and international journals of repute. He has handled various research projects sponsored by AICTE, DST, AYUSH, UGC, and international universities/agencies including international advisor of many research projects.
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