Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyBIOC 80A Understanding Drugs

Scientific information on prescription and non-prescription drugs and drugs of abuse is presented. Covers basic pharmacological concepts, the underlying science behind various disorders and the drugs that are used to treat these disorders. Some drugs covered include common pain relievers, allergy and respiratory drugs, vitamins, gastrointestinal drugs, contraceptives, caffeine, drugs for mental illness, diet drugs, alcohol, drugs in sports, and drugs of abuse.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall

Instructor

Glenn Eberhart