The course provides knowledge on drugs acting on cardiovascular system including anti-hypertensives, drugs used in coronary artery diseases such as angina and myocardial infarction, drug interventions in heart failure as well as anti-arrhythmic agents. Lipid-lowering agents and drugs acting on the blood system will also be studied. Centrally acting drugs will also be discussed in this syllabus such as anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, anti-nociceptives, anti-parkinsonian, anti-epileptics, and sedative hypnotics. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs will also be taught.
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