Pharmacology

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Pharmacology is the study of drugs. So in this book we will learn what happens when we absorb drugs.

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This book is aimed at undergraduates or even high-school students with an interest in pharmacology.

Contents

I. Introduction

II. Pharmacology in a Professional and Social Context

III. The Brain and the effects of drugs

IV. Drugs

V. Major Drug Interactions