Academics : Pharmacology

About Pharmacology

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This subject is designed to impart fundamental knowledge on the structure and functions of the various systems of the human body.
It also helps in understanding both homeostatic mechanisms. The subject provides the basic knowledge required to understand the various disciplines of pharmacy.
Pharmacology is the study of how a drug affects a biological system and how the body responds to the drug. The discipline encompasses the sources, chemical properties, biological effects and therapeutic uses of drugs. These effects can be therapeutic or toxic, depending on many factors.
Pharmacologists are often interested in therapeutics, which focuses on the effects of drugs and other chemical agents that minimize disease, or toxicology, which involves the study of adverse, or toxic, effects of drugs and other chemical agents. Toxicology can refer to both drugs used in the treatment of disease and with chemicals that may be present in household, environmental, or industrial hazards.
The pharmaceutical industry, especially clinical research organizations offers a variety of career opportunities in different business verticals such as basic pharmacological research, pre-clinical toxicology, clinical pharmacology, quality assurance and compliance, medical/scientific writing, pharmacovigilance, marketing (scientific/product management) and many more.

The Pharmaceutics department is well established, well equipped, spaced laboratories having following facilities

Sr. No. Title Details
1. Lab Area Lab 1: 79.17 Sq. Mt
Lab 2: 85.04 Sq. Mt

Equipment Details:

Sr. No. Name Minimum Requirement Available No Working
1. Pole climbing apparatus 1 1 Yes
2. Histamine chamber 1 1 Yes
3. Actophotometer 1 1 Yes
4. Metabolic cage cage 1 1 Yes
5. Animal weighing balance 1 1 Yes
6. Electroconvulsiometer 1 1 Yes
7. Analgesiometer 1 1 Yes
8. Folin-Wu tubes 60 20 Yes
9. Cell analyzer 1 1 Yes
10. Symes canula 20 1 Yes
11. Double unit organ bath - 1 Yes
12. Hot plate 1 1 Yes
13. Plethysmometer 1 1 Yes
14. Sphygmomanometer 10 1 Yes
15. Heamocytometer and micropipettes 20 20 Yes
16. Sthetoscope 5 1 Yes
17. Skeleton and bones 1 1 Yes
18. Muscle electrode 1 1 Yes
19. Sherrington drum 10 1 Yes
20. Aerators 10 1 Yes
21. Rotarod 1 1 Yes
22. Dissection tray 10 20 Yes
23. Haemostatic artery forceps 10 10 Yes
24. Hutchinsons spirometer 1 1 Yes
25. Hypodermic syringes and needles 20 20 Yes
26. Levers cannulae 20 20 Yes
27. Lucas moist chamber 1 1 Yes
28. Perspex bath assemble 10 5 Yes
29. Sahils Haemocytometer 20 13 Yes
30. Sherrington Kymograph machine/Polyrite 10 5 Yes
31. Stimulator 1 1 Yes

Career choices in Pharmaceutics:

Graduates can play a key role in a variety of functions across the Pharmaceutical industry, Community Pharmacy and as Consultant Pharmacists

  1. Research & Development
  2. Pharmaceutical Industry
  3. Sales & Marketing
  4. Academics
  5. Clinical Research Organizations
  6. Clinical trials
  7. Chemist and Druggist in government pharmacies
  8. Drug Inspector