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B.Pharm Lab. Instruction Manuals

Pharmacology I

APHE Anatomy, Physiology, and Health Education

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Pharmacy study material

Bones and Skeleton System

Bone disease (Gout) (Rheumatoid arthritis) (Osteoarthritis) (Osteoporosis)

Cancer and music therapy

Memory of water

Dosage and monitoring tests for anti-rheumatoid drugs

Etanercept

Common mechanism of action

Acts by blocking the TNF-$\alpha$ receptor.

Major adverse drug reactions (ADRs)

None.

Monitoring test

Tuberculin skin test.

Doses

50 mg SC once weekly.

Infliximab

Common mechanism of action

Acts by blocking TNF-$\alpha$ receptor as well as by neutralizing the soluble and transmembrane form of TNF-$\alpha$ .

Major adverse drug reactions (ADRs)

Increased risk of serious infections like tuberculosis (TB), bacterial sepsis, invasive fungal infections.

Monitoring test

Tuberculin skin test.

Doses

3 mg/kg IV at 0, 2, and 6 weeks, then every 8 weeks.

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