This textbook contains information in all areas of general and specifi c pharmacology.
The basic volume is preceded by the two references to the world and Russian history of pharmacology which outline the key milestones of pharmacology development in the global and domestic framework. The foremost authors? goal for this title was to create a clear presentation of the basic concepts and processes of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and the mechanisms of drugs action.
Pharmacology is an extremely dynamic science, and since the fi rst edition, new drugs, as well as groups of drugs, have been developed, such as those for the treatment of SARS-CoV-2 infection. The chapter on antiviral agents is devoted to these drugs.
Notwithstanding the concise narrative, the textbook contains information on all drugs included in the academic program on pharmacology, as well as the new pharmaceutical products and lately established mechanisms of their action.
This book is intended for students of medical and pharmaceutical higher education institutions, physicians, and pharmacists. It can also be instrumental for pharmacology educators in preparation for lectures and seminars.