School of Medicine
University of Patras
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Undergraduate Courses

Pharmacology I

Semester 4th ()

Code Med_431

Hours Teaching 3 hours, Laboratory 2 hours (per week)



  1. Introduction to the science of Pharmacology.

  2. Pharmacokinetics.

  3. Pharmacodynamics.

  4. Principles of Toxicology.

  5. The discovery and development of medicines.

  6. Pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system.

  7. Central nervous system pharmacology.

  8. Pharmacology of inflammation and immune system.


     The purpose of this course is to introduce the medical student to the principles of Pharmacology (basic and clinical) and Toxicology.

Reading Material

Goodman & Gillman’s Manual of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2nd version, 2014