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NEET PG 2024: High-Yield Topics for Pharmacology

High-Yield Topics for Pharmacology

High-Yield Topics for Pharmacology : To help make your NEET PG preparations more fruitful, Career Media has come up with a list of high-yield topics for pharmacology

Type of Questions asked in NEET PG ?

Based on the latest exam pattern, the following are the primary types of questions that you can expect in the upcoming exam:

1. Single best answer

  • Case-based
  • Fact-based 
  • Concept-based
  • Numerical/Value-based

2. Image-based questions

3. True or false type questions

High-Yield Topics For NEET PG in Pharmacology

General Pharmacology 

  • Bioavailability – its clinical importance and how to calculate bioavailability 
  • PC-T Graph
  • Volume and distribution – clinical importance & formula
  • CYP substrates, inducers, inhibitors
  • First and zero-order kinetics
  • Different types of receptors & which drugs act upon which receptors
  • Clinical Trials
  • Practicals including prescription 

ANS

  • Basic architecture and functions of the divisions of ANS
  • Receptors of the sympathetic and parasympathetic system
  • AChe inhibitors, including OP poisoning 
  • Uses of anticholinergic drugs and poisoning 
  • Used of adrenaline, noradrenaline, and dopamine
  • Alpha-blockers and beta-blockers
  • Glaucoma
  • Practicals

Autacoids

  • Migraine 
  • Antihistaminics (1st vs 2nd generation)
  • 5HT receptors
  • NSAIDs: PCM and aspirin in detail
  • Drugs for gout 
  • Drugs for RA

CVS

  • Basic concepts and drugs in acute and chronic CHF
  • Digoxin in detail
  • Antihypertensive drugs mechanism and major adverse effects
  • Nitrates
  • New drugs for angina
  • Mechanism and names of anti-arrhythmic drugs
  • Statins and new anti-dyslipidemic drugs

Endocrine 

  • GnRH and Octreotide
  • Anti-diabetic drug
  • Steroids mainly adverse effects
  • Osteoporosis
  • SERMs and OCPs

CNS

  • Barbiturates Vs benzodiazepines 
  • Mechanism of drugs for Parkinsonism and Epilepsy with DOC
  • Extrapyramidal symptoms
  • Antidepressant drugs
  • Addictive drugs

Hematology 

  • Warfarin and Heparin 
  • Basic mechanism of antiplatelet drugs
  • Newer oral anticoagulants

Respiratory and GIT 

  • Bronchial Asthma 
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Anti-emetic drug

Antimicrobials

  • Mechanism
  • Beta lactams in detail
  • Vancomycin mechanism uses, and resistance
  • Tetracyclines, macrolides, and aminoglycosides
  • DOC for various infections
  • Tuberculosis and malaria in detail
  • Antifungal drugs

Anticancer and IS

  • Basic classification 
  • Mechanism and major adverse effects
  • Monoclonal antibodies and nomenclature
  • Cyclosporine and Tacrolimus

Miscellaneous 

  • Treatment of Hyperkalemia
  • Tricyclic antidepressants
  • Antidotes of various drugs

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