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PHM 321 - Common Drugs

Description

Introduction to commonly used drugs. Emphasis on over-the-counter medications and frequently prescribed prescription drugs. Selected natural products also will be covered. How commonly used drugs affect the body to treat or cure various conditions and how the body handles drugs. Principles of appropriate drug use and consequences of misuse.

Recommended Background

Some biology and/or chemistry is strongly suggested

Requirements

(PSL 250) or (PSL 431 and PSL 432) or PSL 310

Recommended Textbooks

None

Instructor(s)

Dr. Roseann Vorce
received her PhD from Michigan State University in Pharmacology and Toxicology. She was a faculty member at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the Pharmacology department and a toxicologist for Pfizer specializing in nonclinical safety assessment and regulatory submissions before returning to MSU.

Semesters

Spring

Credits

3

Programs

  • Undergraduate

Type

Science