Pharmacology - International students, 4th year

Last update: 19. 3. 2013

Topics (questions) for pharmacology examinations 2012/13

  1. Pharmacopeia and other sources of information about medicaments
    Antiparkinsonic drugs
    Penicillin antibiotics
  2. Formal rules for drugs prescribing, prescribing addictive drugs
    Treatment of allergic states, Histamine H1 antagonists
    Calcium channel blockers
  3. SPC, PIL, labelling
    Drugs influencing the HCl production in stomach
    Treatment of chronic ischemic heart disease
  4. Dosage of drugs, steady-state, cumulation
    Biological treatment, monoclonal antibodies
  5. Drugs in pregnancy and during breast feeding
    Drugs affecting immune system, immunosuppressants, immunomodulators
  6. Routes of drug administration, drug distribution
  7. European Medicines Agency, SUKL, marketing authorization of medicinal products
    Cancer chemotherapy
    Risks in corticosteroid therapy
  8. Absorption and distribution of drugs, bioavailability
    Antifungal drugs
    Drugs affecting insulin resistance
  9. Drug biotransformation and elimination
    Atypical antipsychotic drugs
    Antianemic drugs
  10. Mechanisms of drug actions (specific vs. non-specific)
    Drugs used in osteoporosis
    Antiviral drugs
  11. Receptor theory, receptores
    Drugs of abuse, treatment of drug dependence
  12. Drug antagonism, affinity and intrinsic activity
    Vaccines – classification, examples
    Antitussic and mucolytics agents, treatment of cystic fibrosis
  13. Adverse drug reactions
    Agents used in asthma and COPD
    Active and passive immunization - examples
  14. The dose-effect relationship, therapeutic index and window, therapeutic drug monitoring
    Fluorochinolones and drugs used for urinary tract infections
    Direct anticoagulants
  15. Drug interactions
    Antibiotics - classification
  16. Pharmacotherapy in elderly
    Antiemetic drugs
    Antidepressant agents of higher generations (except TCA)
  17. Pharmacotherapy in children
    Classical antipsychotic drugs
    Vein treatments, vasodilatators
  18. Pharmacoeconomics
    Disease modifying drugs in rheumatoid arthritis (DMARDs), gout treatment
  19. Combination of drugs
    Drugs affecting insulin secretion
  20. Biologic drugs, biosimilars, orphan drugs
    Anti-seizure drugs
    Indirect anticoagulants, fibrinolytics
  21. Relative and absolute drug contraindications
    Laxatives, antidiarrheal drugs, spasmolytics
    Antihypertensive agents - classification
  22. Clinical evaluation of new drugs
    Drugs with positive inotropic effect
  23. Double blind test, placebo, nocebo
  24. Medicinal products for advanced therapies
    Local anaesthetics
    Opioid analgesics
  25. Drug products, active substance, excipients
    Drugs affecting RAS (ACEI, sartans, aliskiren)
    Paracetamol and other non-opioid analgesic drugs
  26. New drugs development
    Hypnotics, sedatives
  27. Rate constant of elimination, half-time of elimination
    Non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs
    Infusions, transfusions, parenteral nutrition
  28. Tolerance, tachyphylaxis
    Atypical antipsychotics
    Intoxication and its therapy, antidotes
  29. Radiopharmaceuticals
    Central muscle relaxants
    Hormonal contraception, HRT
  30. Drug incompatibility
    Peripheral muscle relaxants
    Lithium and other thymoprofylactics
  31. Individual variability in the drug actions
    Vitamins and essential minerals
  32. Original vs. generic drugs, Rx vs. OTC drugs
    Tetracyclines, chloramphenicole, carbapenems
    General anaesthetics and drugs used for anaesthesia premedication
  33. Pharmacogenetics
    Drugs used in urology, BHP, erectile dysfunction, incontinence
    Sulphonamides, co-trimoxazole
  34. Dermatologic treatment
    Cognitive and nootropic drugs
  35. Parapharmaceuticals (i.e. food/dietary supplements), Homeopathies, Herbal medicinal products
    Insulins, insulin analogues
  36. Cancerogenicity and teratogenicity of drugs
    Antiparasitics, antimalarics (louse, pinworms, Ascaris, tapeworm, itch mite etc.)
    Tricyclic antidepressants
  37. Pharmacovigilance
    Treatment of acute myocardial ischemia
    Drugs affecting thyroid and parathyroid glands
  38. Legislation for regulation drug products and psychotropic agents
    Treatment of multiple sclerosis
    Antibiotics for local application
  39. Drug classification (including principles of ATC classification)
    Psychostimulants, ADHD treatment
    Broad-spectrum antibiotics and antibiotics for special use
  40. Evidence based medicine, pharmacotherapeutic risk
    Toxolytics, uterotonics and drugs influencing uterus
    Drugs used for inflammatory bowel disease

Total number of questions: 40

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