Essentials of Medicinal Chemistry

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Wiley, Aug 16, 1988 - Science - 1216 pages
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This text/reference presents fundamental aspects of medicinal chemistry and contains comprehensive information on approximately 5,000 drugs currently in use, describing their therapeutic uses, their mechanisms of action, and their main side and harmful effects. Employs the latest World Health Organization (WHO) pharmacological classification and provides extensive information for drugs on WHO's latest list of basic or essential pharmaceuticals, including history: chemical, trade and generic names; chemical structure; obtention; physical and chemical properties; mechanisms of action; therapeutic uses; adverse reactions; biotransformation; chemical and pharmacological incompatibilities; bioavailability; dosage; storage; and assay.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
VITAMINS AND HORMONES
17
PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS
193
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