Pharmacodynamics - Drug action within the body.

(Part 3, General Pharmacology, VPT)

Topic: Concept of drug and receptor, dose-response relationship, terms related to drug activity.

Pharmacodynamics - Drug action within the body

Pharmacodynamics - Drug action within the body


Pharmacodynamics can be defined as the study of the biochemical and physiological effects of drugs and their mechanism of action. This aspect of pharmacology deals with the action of drugs within the body.

Note: The following pdf is the VPT note of General PharmacologyPart 3 of BVSc & AH. *VPT- Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology.

Format of the PDF file of 'Pharmacodynamics' is :

Introduction / Concept of drug action and receptor / Terms related to receptors / Terms related to agonist-antagonist interaction / Terms related to drug action /  Classification of Receptors / Second Messengers / Mechanisms of drug action.

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