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Chemotherapy for Infections

A  detailed study on the pharmacological properties of drugs acting against infections that include, antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, antiprotozoals etc.

Course Code 1_351
Category Undergraduate
Duration 14 hours 58 mins
Language English

Sample Lecture


About the Course

In the preceding couple of decades, there has been an explosion of antibiotics which came to the rescue of humanity in dealing with a multitude of infections and infestations. A good clinician is the one who knows which organism causes which infection and which drug can eliminate that organism. He/she must also update his/her knowledge about drug resistance which is exhibited by numerous strains of microorganisms lately.
In this course, we will study about different groups of antibiotics, anti-fungals, anti-virals, anti-protozoal and anti-retroviral drugs along with their mechanism of actions, indications, contraindications, combination therapies, side effects, dosages and drug resistances.

Target Audience

Medical students – Allopathy, Dental.

Alternative Medicine students – Homeopathy, Ayurveda.

Para/Allied medical students – Nursing, Physiotherapy, BSc Pharmacology.

Post graduate students – General medicine, Family medicine, MD/MSc/PhD Pharmacology.

Course Delivery Format

This course is delivered entirely online. It consists of a series of comprehensive lectures by a professor in the subject, appropriately annotated with slides, animations and wherever necessary, interactive content. The delivery offers tremendous flexibility. You may pause a teacher while you refer to your textbooks (not includes) and to take notes. You may also rewind a segment to listen to the teacher again or you may skip a slide or two if you already know that bit. You may bookmark a segment that you wish to return to later, maybe to refresh just before your exams.  While the lessons in this course may be arranged in a particular order based on our curriculum, you have the flexibility to take them in order of your preference based on your personalized learning needs.


While this course is to help you learn the subject from an online faculty, it may help you in several ways even if you are already enrolled in some medical, dental or paramedical school. Many of our students felt that the format in which this course is delivered has helped them to cope up against the fast-paced lectures in actual class – it’s like having a TV remote in class to self-pace your teacher. Animations help understand concepts better by making concepts easy to understand… and difficult to forget.

S.No Topics Durations
1 Principles of Chemotherapy 1:37:00
2 Sulfonamides, Nitrofurans 0:53:28
3 Fluoroquinolones 0:53:11
4 Penicillins 0:59:21
5 Aminoglycoside Antibiotics 0:42:38
6 Tetracyclines and Chloramphenicol 0:39:42
7 Anti-Fungals 0:41:11
8 Anti-Viral Drugs 1:28:11
9 Anti-HIV Drugs 1:24:28
10 Drugs Used in Tuberculosis 1:07:04
11 Drugs Used in Leprosy 0:37:30
12 Drugs Used in Amebiasis 0:39:10
13 Antimalarials 1:13:47
14 Antihelminthics 1:06:18
15 Drugs Used in Other Protozoal Infections 1:03:13
16 Antiseptics Disinfectants and Insecticides 1:09:51

Dr. B. M. Prakash
Professor and Head
J S S Medical College

Dr. Gurudas Khilnani
J. L. N. Medical College

Dr. T. N. Kumar
Professor and HOD
Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College

Dr. Mohammed Younus Khan


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Ashish Reddy

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa

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