MBBS Pharmacology Syllabus

MBBS Pharmacology Syllabus

S.No. Topic Domain

 

Hours

(as per MCI)

A General Pharmacology
1. INTRODUCTION: Pharmacology -a foundation to clinical practice Must Know 1
2. Routes of drug administration Must Know 1
3. Pharmacokinetics Must Know 6
4. Pharmacodynamics Must Know 6
5. Adverse drug Reactions Must Know 2
6. New drug discovery & clinical trials Desirable to Know 1
B Autonomic nervous system Pharmacology
1 Introduction:

General considerations

Must Know 1
2  Cholinergic system and drugs Must Know 2
3 Anticholinergic drugs,drugs acting on autonomic ganglia Must Know 1
4 Adrenergic system and drugs Must Know 1
5 Anti-adrenergic drugs Must Know 4
6 Drugs for glaucoma Must Know 1
C Drugs for cough & Bronchial Asthma
1 Introduction: Cough Desirable to Know 1
2 Bronchial Asthma Must Know 2
D Autacoids
1 Histamine and antihistaminics Must Know 1
2 5-Hydroxytryptamine (5-HT), its antagonists & Drug therapy of Migraine Must Know 1
3 Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes

(Eicosanoids) and Platelet

Activating Factor

Desirable to Know 1
4 Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory

Drugs and Antipyretic-Analgesics

Must Know 2
5 Antirheumatoid and antigout drugs Must Know 1
E Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) Pharmacology
1 Local anesthetics Must Know 2
2 Skeletal muscle relaxants Must Know 1
F CNS Pharmacology
1. Introduction to CNS Pharmacology Must Know 1
2. General Anaesthetic Must Know 2
3. Alcohol Desirable to Know 1
4. Sedative-hypnotics and anxiolytic drugs Must Know 2
5 Antiepileptic Drugs Must Know 2
6 Antiparkinsonian Drugs Must Know 1
7 Antipsychotic and Antimanic Drugs Desirable to Know 2
8 Antidepressant and Antianxiety

Drugs

Must Know 2
9 Opioid analgesics & antagonists Must Know 2
G  CVS Pharmacology
1. Cardiac Electrophysiological Considerations Nice to Know 1
2. Drugs affecting Renin- Angiotensin System and Plasma Kinins Must Know 2
3. Cardiac Glycosides And Drugs for Heart Failure Must Know 2
4. Anti Arrthymic Drugs Nice to Know 2
5. Anti – Anginal And Anti Ischaemic Drugs Must Know 2
6 Anti Hypertensive Drugs Must Know 2
H Endocrine pharmacology
1 Hypothalamic and pituitary hormones Desirable to Know 1

 

2 Thyroid Hormones and

Thyroid Inhibitors

Must Know 2
3 Insulin, Oral Hypoglycaemic

Drugs and Glucagon

Must Know 3
4 Corticosteroids Must Know 2

 

5 Gonadal hormones & inhibitors Nice to Know 4

 

6 Drugs Affecting Calcium Balance Must Know 1

 

I Gastrointestinal drugs Pharmacology

 

1 Drugs for Peptic Ulcer and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Must Know 1
2 Antiemetic, Prokinetic and Digestant Drugs

 

Must Know 1
3 Drugs for Constipation and Diarrhoea

 

Must Know 1
J Blood Pharmacology

 

1 Haematinics and Erythropoietin

 

Must Know 2
2 Drugs affecting Coagulation, Bleeding & Thrombosis Must Know 3

 

3 Hypolipidaemic drugs Nice to Know 1

 

K Chemotherapy of microbial diseases 

 

1 Principles of antimicrobial therapy

 

Must Know 2
2 Folate antagonists and

Quinolones

Must Know 1
3 Inhibitors of cell wall synthesis

 

Must Know
4 Protein synthesis inhibitors

 

Must Know 2
5 Drugs for tuberculosis

 

Must Know 3
6 Antileprotic Drugs Must Know 1

 

7 Antifungal drugs Must Know 1

 

8 Antiviral drugs Must Know 2

 

9 Antimalarial Drugs Must Know 2

 

10 Antiamoebic and Other

Antiprotozoal Drugs

Must Know 2
11 Antiparasitic drugs Must Know 1

 

12 Anticancer drugs Nice to  Know 1

 

L Miscellaneous topics

 

1 Immunopharmacology Desirable to Know 1

 

2 Chelating agents Desirable to Know 1

 

3 Antiseptics & Disinfectants Must Know 1

 

4 Drugs acting on skin & mucous membranes Nice to Know 1

 

5 Vitamins Must Know 1

 

6 Vaccines & sera Must Know 1

 

7 Rational pharmacotherapy Must Know 1