Drug Inspector Exam – OPSC

Drug Inspector Exam The Orissa Public Service Commission has issued the notification for recrutiment of Drug Inspector (Class II) The detailed notification is available here. Recommended books for drug inspector exam Drug Inspector Exam highlights The Drug Inspector Exam conducted by the public service commission of Indian states, is a very important [...]

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Desensitization_ Desensitised State

A condition in which a receptor is unresponsive despite the presence of agonist; also referred to as a ‘refractory state’. Typically this state is the consequence of [...]

Dependence

Dependence is a somatic state which develops after chronic administration of certain drugs. This condition is characterized by the necessity to continue administration of [...]

Defensins

Defensins are a group of antimicrobial and cytotoxic peptides made by immune cells. There are seven defensins in humans, six alpha-defensins and one beta-defensin, which are [...]

Pharmaceutics: The Science of Dosage Form Design: Edited by M.E. Aulton

  A comprehensive textbook covering the design of dosage forms and all aspects of drug delivery systems. 'Pharmaceutics' in its broadest sense is the 'art of the [...]

Choroideremia

Disorder characterized by atrophy of the choroid (the thin membrane covering most of the posterior of the eye between the retina and sclera) and degeneration of the retinal [...]

Chorionic Gonadotropin

Chorionic gonadotropin (CG) is produced in the placenta. Together with the pituitary hormones, luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), it constitutes [...]

Cholecystokinin

Cholecystokinin (CCK) is produced in the intestine and the brain. It appears to be an important mediator of anxiety. It also stimulates vasopressin secretion and slows [...]

Chemotherapy

Treatment for tumor patients with synthetic drugs – chemotherapeutics – that may be of completely different chemical structure. The main goal of tumor chemotherapy is to [...]

Chemoreceptor Trigger Zone

The chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) is a group of neurons in the area postrema of the medulla. Once stimulated, it activates the vomiting center, which is also located in the [...]

Cheese Reaction

Hypertensive reaction resulting fromrelease of noradrenaline by tyramine and other sympathomimetic amine as a consequence of irreversible inhibition of [...]