3.5 Medicinal Chemistry

1. Modern Concept of Rational Drug Design

a. Quantitative Structure Activity Relationship (QSAR)

b. Prodrug

c. Combinatorial Chemistry

d. Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD)

e. Concept of Antisense Molecules

2. Anti-Infective Agents

a. Local Anti-Infective Agents

b. Preservatives

c. Antifungal Agents

d. Urinary Tract Anti-Infectives

e. Anti-Tubercular Agents

f. Antiviral Agents and Anti-AIDS Agents

g. Antiprotozoal Agents

h. Antihelmentics

i Antiscabies and Antipedicular Agents

3. Sulphonamides and Sulphones

4. Antimalarials

5. Antibiotics

6. Antineoplastic Agents

7. Cardiovascular Agents

a. Antihypertensive Agents

b. Antianginal Agents and Vasodilators

c. Antiarrhythmic Agents

d. Antihyperlipidemic Agents

e. Coagulants and Anticoagulants

f. Endocrine

8. Hypoglycemic Agents

9. Thyroid and Anti-Thyroid Agents

10. Diuretics

11. Diagnostic Agents

12. Steroidal Hormones and Adrenocorticoids