Autacoids - Local Hormone like Substances .

(Part 2, Drugs acting on ANS, VPT)

Topic: Autacoids - Histamine, histamine analogues and antihistaminic agents, 5-Hydroxytryptamine and its agonists and antagonists, eicosanoids, platelet activating factors, angiotensin, bradykinin and kallidin.

Autacoids - Local Hormone like Substances



Autacoids are circulating and locally acting hormone like substances produced by wide variety of cells, which have intense biological activity acting briefly at short range on adjacent target cell.

Note: The following pdf is the VPT note of Drugs acting on ANSPart 2 of BVSc & AH. *VPT- Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology.

Topics of the PDF file of 'Autacoids':

Introduction / Differences between Autacoids and Hormone / Classification of Autacoids / Histamine and Antihistaminic agents / 5-Hydroxytryptamine and its agonists and antagonists / Eicosanoids, Platelet activating factors / Angiotensin / Bradykinin and Kallidin.

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Previous VPT notes are - General Pharmacology Introduction PharmacokineticsPharmacodynamics, Factors modifying Drug effect and dosageDrugs acting on ANS etc. Hope the note will benefited you. Share with your Vet Friends and Family. For any query knock us. Stay tuned. Thank You. Happy Learning!

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