Drug Therapy

Drug therapy, is a process used to treat disease. In this process drugs interact with receptors or enzymes in cells to promote healthy functioning and reduce or cure illness. It is also known as pharmacotherapy. Drugs interact with receptors or enzymes in cells to promote healthy functioning and reduce or cure illness. Pharmacotherapy is the treatment of disease through the administration of drugs. As such, it is considered part of the larger category of therapy. Pharmacists are experts in pharmacotherapy and are responsible for ensuring the safe, appropriate, and economical use of medicines. The skills required to function as a pharmacist require knowledge, training and experience in biomedical, pharmaceutical and clinical sciences. As pharmacotherapy specialists, pharmacists have responsibility for direct patient care, often functioning as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and acting as the primary source of drug-related information for other healthcare professionals.

 

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Recommended Conferences

  • 3rd International Conference on Biopharmaceutics and Biologic Drugs
    June 19-20, 2017 Philadelphia, USA
  • 3rd International Conference and Expo on Drug Discovery & Designing
    September 25-27, 2017 Vienna ,Austria
  • 3rd International Conference on Genomics and Toxicogenomics
    September 27-28, 2017 Chicago, USA
  • 11th World Drug Delivery Summit
    October 16-18, 2017 New York, USA
  • 9th Annual Congress  on Drug Formulation & Drug Design
    October 19-21, 2017 Seoul, South Korea
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