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RX2500 - Drug Therapeutics I with Lab - 4 Credits

This course provides students detailed information on the therapeutic use and side effects of prescription medications, nonprescription medications, and alternative therapies, including immunizations. For each medication studied, students learn the brand and generic name, standard pronunciation, dosage forms, and routes of administration. Therapeutic areas covered include the anti-infective drugs, narcotic pain relievers, neurologicals, and psychiatric agents. Lab activities are embedded in the course. (3.5 hours lecture, 0.5 hours lab per week)

Prerequisites: (MA0700 or placement recommendation), RX1000, RX1500, and (SC1221 or SC1222D)

Delivery: on campus