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 :- (Dr) Munendra Mohan Varshney is Assistant Professor in college of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad. He has teaching and research experience of more than eight years. He has more than ten research papers and abstracts in international, national journal and international conferences to his credit.Asif Husain :- Dr. Asif Husain is Senior Assistant Professor in Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi. He has more than fifteen years of teaching and research experience and More than 150 research papers in international and national journals to his credit. He is the Recipient of several research awards and sponsored research projects from UGC, DST, AICTE, etc. He has supervised more than 10 PhD and 20 M.Pharm students.
Dr Mrs P K Ambre :-