Pharmacology

Father of Pharmacology

Oswald Schmiedeberg Father of Pharmacology

Who is known as the Father of Pharmacology?A. Oswald SchmiedebergB. J LangleyC. Rudolf BuchheimD. Paul Ehrlich Correct answer : A. Oswald Schmiedeberg Oswald Schmiedeberg is regarded as the Father of Pharmacology. Oswald Schmiedeberg earned his medical doctorate from the University of Dorpat with a thesis on the measurement of chloroform in blood, titled “Determination and Concentration of Chloroform in the …

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DRUGS AND THEIR ANTIDOTES

Drugs and their antidotes are common one-liners and direct questions in Pharmacology in NEET-PG, AIIMS and medical PG entrances.They are also frequently asked in medical school vivas. This article enlists the most commonly asked drugs and their antidotes for a rapid revision before exams. DRUG ANTIDOTE Acetaminophen;paracetamol N-Acetylcysteine or methionoine Anticholinergics(eg, atropine) Physostigmine Anticholinesterases (Organophosphates) …

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Drug of Choice – Respiratory System

Note : This article on Drugs of choice in Respiratory system is intended for medical professionals and students, preparing for medical school exams and PG medical exams (like NEET-PG, USMLE). “Drug of Choice” questions are direct one-liners in NEET-PG as well as examiners’ favourites in medical school exams-be it in pharmacology or medicine.In this section, …

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