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Depression pharmaceutics

Watch Ian combine medicine design and pharmaceutics to demonstrate how often fluoxetine needs to be taken.

Depression patient summary

Watch Kirstie discuss fluoxetine’s side effects, and how Maria may actually feel worse initially due to side effects before the benefits are seen. In the video, Kirstie also discusses how …

Depressive disorders crossword

You may like to test your vocabulary and understanding of terms used in this week of the course by completing the crossword. Go to Downloads to download the Depressive disorders …

Depression chemistry: part 1

Watch David describe the changes that led to our current day medicines. For this example, the molecular evolution that traces antidepressant origins back to antihistamines.

Present day therapeutics for depression

The evolution of antidepressants did not stop with fluoxetine. In the 1990s more substances were prepared and tested that in some cases vary considerably from the chemical structure of fluoxetine. …

Depression: patient introduction

Watch Kirstie introduce Maria Tarantino, a 32 years of age mother of three, including a young baby who is suffering from a depressive disorder.

Depressive disorders: pharmacology

Watch Dan explain the causes of depressive disorders, and then discuss about how depressive disorders can be treated either with or without medicines.

Smoking cessation crossword

You may like to test your vocabulary and understanding of terms used in this week of the course by completing the crossword. Go to Downloads to download the Smoking cessation …

Smoking: pharmaceutics

Watch Ian explain the basic structure of skin and transdermal delivery (delivery of drugs through the skin).

Smoking patient summary

Watch Kirstie use Tracey Wilson to demonstrate how people who are trying to quit smoking can seek help from their pharmacist.

Smoking: pharmacology

Watch Dan describe the effects nicotine has in the body and explain how these effects are produced. In the video, Dan also explains why people become dependent on nicotine and …

Smoking chemistry: part 1

Watch David describe the structure of nicotine and points out the important features of this molecule needed for binding to its receptor. As you make your way through the course, …

Pain: patient summary

Watch Kirstie discuss the side effects of morphine and patient’s development of tolerance. Kirstie also explains how Ari can better manage his pain relieving medications taking these factors into account.