Pharmacology - FARMACOLOGIA GENERALE (2017/2018)

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Name of lecturer
Guido Francesco Fumagalli
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Learning outcomes

The General Pharmacology course addresses the general aspects of pharmacokinetics. Aims is the learning of principles and tools necessary to preview temporal changes of drug concentrations in plasma of humans and animals. Details will be provided concerning drug diffusion, drug adsorption, distribution elimination and metabolism; at the end of the course the students will be able to understand and use active pharmacokinetics models.


PK: adsorpion, distribution, elimination and metabolism of drugs with special reference to antibiotics
PK: how to individualize therapies based on PK properties
PK and biotransformations
Modelling PK

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Francesco Clementi e Guido Fumagalli Farmacologia generale e molecolare (Edizione 4) Edra S.p.A. 2016 978-88-214-4182-0
Goodman & Gilman The pharmacological basis of therapeutics (Edizione 13) McGraw-Hill Education 2017 9780071624428

Assessment methods and criteria

Written assay