Pharmacology Department

University Of Pharmacy, Mandalay

  1. Antimicrobial agents, Antibacterial agents
  2. Chemotherapy of Infections
  3. Endocrine Pharmacology
  4. Drugs acting on uterus
  5. Anti-anemic drugs
  6. Chelating agents
  7. Cancer chemotherapy
  8. Prescribing in diseased state
  9. Antiseptics and disinfectants
  10.  Drug interaction
  11.  Essential Drugs and Rational Prescribing Practice
  12.  Prescribing in Pregnancy, Prescribing in Lactation, Prescribing in elderly , Prescribing in children
  13.  Clinical Pharmacology
  14.  Toxicology
  15.  Study on commonly used drug available in Myanmar and Pharmaceutical Care for giving those drugs


          At the end of the course of instruction, the learner should be able to:

  1. describe the basic principles of  pharmacology considered essential for rational, effective and safe use of therapeutic agents in health care
  2. 2. correlate the actions of drugs to their untoward effects, for the purpose tackling therapeutic problems; in particular, making appropriate choice of drugs
  3. 3.describe simple experiments to illustrate the principles of pharmacology and to interpret results from these experiments
  4. 4. describe the drug interactions which enable them to advice to the user
  5. 5. apply pharmacokinetic principles to calculate plasma drug concentration achieved, and make dosage adjustments to achieve optimal clinical effects
  6. 6. acquire awareness of the variability of drug responses in individuals, and the existence of drug interactions, which may modify usual pharmacological effects
  7. describe the hazards of improper use of drugs
  8. acquire awareness of the capabilities and limitations of  different drug preparations, in consideration with the choice of appropriate drugs is made
  9. recall and apply the benefits of Essential Drug Concept and Rational Prescribing Practice in providing health care in developing countries
  10. describe the sequential steps of pharmaceutical Care given to a patient
  11. appreciate pharmacology as a subject which plays an integral part of solving health problems


Lectures should be more focus on pharmaceutical care including Geriatric care.

Research culture in undergraduate students should be introduced.

Duration of clinical ward posting in General Hospital should be extended.