Key resources - Faculty of Pharmacy

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Principles of pharmacology: : the pathophysiologic basis of drug therapy

Contributors: David E. Golan, editor-in-chief ; Armen H. Tashjian Jr., deputy editor ; Ehrin J. Armstrong, April W. Armstrong, associate editors.

Call Number: QV 38 P297

Foye's principles of medicinal chemistry

Contributors: Victoria F. Roche, S. William Zito, Thomas L. Lemke, David A. Williams.

Call Number: QV744 .F796 2020

Ansel’s pharmaceutical dosage forms and drug delivery systems

Contributors: Loyd V. Allen Jr., Nicholas G. Popovich, Howard C. Ansel.

Call Number: QV 785 A427a

Atkinson's principles of clinical pharmacology

Contributors: Shiew Mei Huang, Juan J.L Lertora, Paolo Vicini, Arthur J Atkinson, Jr.

Call Number: QV38 P9569 2022

Rang and Dale's pharmacology

Contributors: James M. Ritter, Rod Flower, Graeme Henderson, Yoon Kong Loke, David MacEwan, Humphrey P. Rang.

Call Number: QV 4 R36 2020

Reference resources

British pharmacopoeia 2020

The BP provides the only comprehensive collection of authoritative official standards for UK pharmaceutical substances and medicinal products. Consist 6 Volumes includes the BP (Veterinary), and the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.)

BNF 82 (British National Formulary) September 2021 - March 2022

British National Formulary, contains details of medicines that are generally prescribed in the UK.  It provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines, plus legal and professional guidelines.

BNF for children 2013-2014

The BNF for Children (BNFC) provides essential practical information to all healthcare professionals involved in the prescribing, dispensing, monitoring and administration of medicines to children.

REMINGTON: The science and practice of pharmacy

This edition includes coverage of biologics and biosimilars as uses of those therapeutics have increased substantially since the previous edition. Also discussed are formulations, drug delivery (including prodrugs, salts, polymorphism. With clear, detailed color illustrations, fundamental information on a range of pharmaceutical science areas, and information on new developments in industry, pharmaceutical industry scientists, especially those involved in drug discovery and development will find this edition of Remington an essential reference.

USP 35 The United States Pharmacopeia : The national formulary

This is an official US publication contains standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, biologics, compounded preparations, medical devices, dietary supplements, and other therapeutics.



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    Chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 100 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

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    The database consists information on drugs and drug targets. As both a bioinformatics and a cheminformatics resource, it combines detailed drug (i.e. chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) data with comprehensive drug target (i.e. sequence, structure, and pathway) information.

Web resources

  • Drugs and Supplements MedlinePlus
    A site about prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more.

  • Knowledge Dose
    Educational content like study notes, revision notes, guides, practical articles, lecture handouts, clinical guideline summaries, flashcards, images and diagrams.

  • PharmTech
    This site provide professionals with dynamic and reliable cutting-edge peer-reviewed content and features on next-generation process development and manufacturing, formulation, drug delivery, ingredients, regulation, analytics, packaging, supply-chain, and outsourcing. The site also provides comprehensive coverage of international regulations and business trends relating to drug development.

  • Rxlist
    Detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs.

  • RxClass
    The RxClass Browser is a web application for exploring and navigating through the class hierarchies to find the RxNorm drug members associated with each class.

  • Safe Medication

    A source of information about prescription and over-the-counter medications for patients.

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