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Pharmacology

About Department

Goal : To inculcate rational and scientific basis of therapeutics

Objective : To acquire knowledge and develop skills as under

KNOWLEDGE :

  • Describe the pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamic properties of essential & commonly used drugs
  • Understand the indications & contraindications, interactions and adverse reactions of commonly used drugs & precautions to be observed while using those drugs
  • Develop full understanding about the use of appropriate drugs, efficacy, safety, convenience, cost in diseases
  • Understand the pharmacological basis & clinical presentation, diagnosis, management of common poisonings
  • Understanding the drugs of addiction and management strategies of the same
  • Classify environmental & occupational pollutants and consider the management strategy for the same
  • Understanding the precautions to be taken while using drugs in pregnancy, lactation, geriatric and paediatric patients.
  • Understanding the concept of rational drug therapy
  • Understanding the concept of essential drugs
  • Understanding the process of new drug development

SKILL :

  • Prescribe the drug accurately for common ailments
  • Recognize adverse reactions and interactions of commonly used drugs
  • Understand the experimental designs for study of the effects of the drug & develop
  • Critically analyse the given prescription for the given problem considering the principles of rational therapy
  • Scan information on common pharmaceutical preparations and critically evaluate the drug formulations

Staff Information

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1 Dr. J G BuchProfessor & Head View
Name : Dr. J G Buch
Mobile : 9426473496
Email ID : drjgbuch@hotmail.com
Blood Group : O+ve
Designation : Professor & Head
Department : Pharmacology
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Pharmacology)
UG : G-11706
PG : G-14147
Date Of Joining This College : 22/12/2011
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 29 years, 7 months
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Publication Details:
  1. Analysis of hematinic formulations available in the Indian market. [Karelia BN, Buch JG]. Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics [Vol. 3 (1), Jan 2012, page 35-38]
  2. Deep vein thrombosis in a woman taking oral combined contraceptive pills. [Piparva KG, Buch JG]. Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics [Vol. 2 (3), July 2011, page 185-186]
  3. Analysis of Adverse Drug Reactions of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs in Psychiatry OPD. [Piparva KG, Buch JG, Chandrani KV]. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine [Vol. 33 (2), July 2011, page 153-157]
  4. Effect of Thiazolidinediones (Glitazones) groups on Glycemic control and Lipid profile: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Control Trials. [Karelia BN, Buch JG]. National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine [Vol. 3 (1), Jan 2012, page 57-62]
  5. Treatment Outcome of Patients with HIV and Tuberculosis – A Retrospective Study. [Karelia BN, Buch JG]. Accepted for Publication
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2 Dr. Darshan DaveAssociate Professor View
Name : Dr. Darshan Dave
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Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Pharmacology
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3 Dr. Amit ShahAssistant Professor View
Name : Dr. Amit Shah
Mobile : 9974820709
Email ID : dr_amit84@yahoo.co.in
Blood Group : A+ve
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : Pharmacology
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Pharmacology)
UG : G-38205
PG : G-17838
Date Of Joining This College : 15/10/2012
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 4 Years 6 months
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Publication Details:
  1. Evaluation of Prescription Pattern in Terms of Essentiality and Rationality and Assessment of Hospital Pharmacy Services Utilization in Tertiary Care Teaching Rural Hospital. [Shah AM, Dhanani JV, Shah RB, Agrawal A, Gajjar BM]. Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice [Vol. 3 (2), Apr-Jun, 2010, page 11 – 15]
  2. Antibiotic Utilization for Surgical Prophylaxis in a Tertiary Care Teaching Rural Hospital. [Shah AM, Gajjar BM]. International Journal of User Driven Healthcare [Vol. 1 (4), Oct-Dec, 2011, page 1 – 14]
  3. Relationship Between Cardiovascular Autonomic (Dys)Function and Microalbuminuria in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. [Parchwani DN, Dhanani JV, Upadhyah AA, Sharma M, Shah AM, Maheria P, Palandurkar K]. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy & Pharmacology [Vol. 2 (2), 2012, page 84 – 92]
  4. Prevalence of Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Higher Socio-Economical Class of Bhuj – Kutch. [Patel H, Gor S, Shah AM, Dhanani JV]. IOSR (International Organi-zation of Scientific Research) Journal of Pharmacy [Vol. 2 (5), 2012, page 01 – 03]
  5. Trends of articles published in National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology (NJPPP). [Shah RB]. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology.[ Vol. 3 (2), 2013; page 102-108.]

Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
  1. Participated in Workshop on “GCP Guidelines”, organized by Dept. of Pharmacology, Government Medical College at Bhavnagar on 27th June, 2010
  2. Participated in Workshop on “Antibiotic Stewardship Program”, organized by Dept. of Microbiology, Pramukh Swami Medical College at Karamsad on 30th June, 2010
  3. Attended Conference on “Pain Management in Cancer Patients”, organized by Dept. of Anaesthesiology, Pramukh Swami Medical College at Karamsad on 23rd October, 2010
  4. Attended National Seminar on “Current Challenges in Clinical Trials of Herbal Drugs”, organized by Sat Kaival College of Pharmacy at Sarsa on 25th October, 2010
  5. Participated in Workshop on “Advanced GCP Guidelines”, organized by Dept. of Medicine, Government Medical College at Bhavnagar on 4th December, 2010
  6. Attended 3rd National Conference and CME cum Workshop of Indian Society for Rational Pharmacotherapeutics on "Bridging Clinical Medicine with Rational Pharmacotherapeutics" at Govt Medical College, Jammu on 25th – 27th November, 2011
  7. Participated in Workshop on “Teachers Training Program” at Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences (GAIMS) at Bhuj on 5th– 7th January, 2011
  8. Participated in Workshop on “Data Analysis by SPSS” at Govt. Medical College at Surat on 8th– 9th December, 2012

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4 Dr. Rima ShahAssistant Professor View
Name : Dr. Rima Shah
Mobile : 9825741010
Email ID : rima_1223@yahoo.co.in
Blood Group : B+ve
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : Pharmacology
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Pharmacology)
UG : G-35512
PG : G-17265
Date Of Joining This College : 16/10/2012
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 5 years 3 months
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Publication Details:
  1. Research article published in Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice [Vol. 3 (2), Apr-Jun, 2010, page 11 – 15] entitled “Evaluation of Prescription Pattern in Terms of Essentiality and Rationality and Assessment of Hospital Pharmacy Services Utilization in Tertiary Care Teaching Rural Hospital” [Co-Author: Jatin Dhanani, Amit Shah, Apurva Agrawal, Bharat Gajjar]
  2. Research article  entitled “ evaluation of appropriateness of prescribing in geriatric patients using Beers criteria and Phadke’s criteria and comparision thereof” published in Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherpaeutics 2011; Vol. 2 (4), October – December 2011, page 248 – 52] [Co-Author: Bharat Gajjar, Sagun Desai]
  3. Research article entitled “Drug utilisation pattern among geriatric patients assessed with the anatomical therapeutic chemical classification / defined daily dose system in a rural tertiary care teaching hospital” published in International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology and neurological diseases 2012 [Vol. 2 (3), September – December 2012, page 258-65] [Co-Author: Bharat Gajjar, Sagun Desai]
  4. Research article entitled “ A profile of Adverse Drug Reactions with risk factors among geriatric patients in a tertiary care teaching rural hospital in India” published in National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy & Pharmacology [Vol. 2 (2), 2012, page 113 – 122] [Co-Author: Bharat Gajjar, Sagun Desai]
  5. Research article entitled “Analgesic activity of fixed dose combinations of paracetamol with diclofenac sodium and paracetamol with tramadol on different pain models in healthy volunteers – A randomized double blind crossover study” published in Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology. [Vol. 28 (4), October – December 2012, page 465 – 9] [Co-Author: Sachidanand Tripathi and D C Sharma]
  6. Research article entitled “Study of utilization pattern of anti-hypertensive drugs in hypertensive diabetic patients with or without reduced renal function at tertiary care teaching hospital” published in  International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 2013; 2:167-172. [Co-Author: Jay Shah, Tejas Khakhkhar, Saurabh Birudh & Sanjay Date]
  7. Research article entitled “Prescribing pattern of cough and cold medicines in central Gujarat.” published in International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 2013; 2:188-195. [Co-Author: Sumeet Patel, Parth Desai & Sagun Desai]
  8. Research article entitled “Trends of articles published in National journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology (NJPPP). Published in National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2013; 3: 102-108. [Co-Author: Amit Shah]
  9. Research article entitled “Evaluation of drug promotional literatures using WHO criteria” has been accepted for Publication in Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative results. January-December 2013 issue. [Co-Author: Tejas Khakhkhar, Maulin Mehta, D C Sharma]
  10. Research article entitled “A comprehensive evaluation of rationality of cough and cold medicines available in Indian market” has been accepted for publication in JIMA. [Co-Author:Parth Desai, Sumeet Patel, Sagun Desai]

Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
  1. Participated in Workshop on “Antibiotic Stewardship Program”, organized by Dept. of Microbiology, Pramukh Swami Medical College at Karamsad on 30th June, 2010
  2. Attended 3rd National Conference and CME cum Workshop of Indian Society for Rational Pharmacotherapeutics on "Bridging Clinical Medicine with Rational Pharmacotherapeutics" at Govt Medical College, Jammu on 25th – 27th November, 2011
  3. Participated in Workshop on “Basic Course Workshop in Medical education technologies” at PSMC, Karamsad; Regional centre, under observership of MCI on 28th-30th September 2011.
  4. Participated in International Workshop & conference on “evidence Based Education system: An Innovation in teaching” at Sumandeep Vidyapeeth 0n 31st march 2011.
  5. Participated in training workshop for Evidence Based Education System held on 18th -19th October 2011.
  6. Participated as faculty and speaker in a training programme on Evidence Based Education System held at department of Pharmacology, SBKS MI & RC, piparia in August 2012.
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5 Dr. Hemlatta NinamaTutor View
Name : Dr. Hemlatta Ninama
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6 Dr. Dipak ParmarTutor View
Name : Dr. Dipak Parmar
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7 Dr. Preksha BarotTutor View
Name : Dr. Preksha Barot
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Staff Attendance

Sr NoStaff Attendance MonthShort DescPosted DateView
1 Staff ListStaff List21/12/2016 04:08:00 View
2 Daily AttendancePlease visit the site for Attendance04/01/2017 00:09:00 View

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Monthly Teaching Schedule

Sr NoTeaching Schedule MonthShort DescPosted DateView
1 November 2016Proposed Teaching Schedule Nov201619/12/2016 23:03:00 View
2 Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 07 StudentsPharmacology_Student Attendance - 07 Students (Dabhi Vishal Batch)04/03/2017 21:52:00 View
3 Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 129 StudentsPharmacology_Student Attendance - 129 Students (Aghara Savan Batch)04/03/2017 21:52:00 View
4 Proposed Teaching Schedule - Dec. 2016Proposed Teaching Schedule - Dec. 201605/01/2017 22:53:00 View
5 Achieved - Teaching - Dec. 2016Achieved - Teaching - Dec. 201605/01/2017 22:54:00 View
6 Proposed Teaching Schedule - Jan. 2017Proposed Teaching Schedule - Jan. 201705/01/2017 22:55:00 View
7 FEB-2017Achieved Teaching Schedule FEB-201704/03/2017 05:56:00 View
8 MARCH-2017Proposed Teaching Schedule March-201704/03/2017 05:56:00 View
9 Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 07 StudentsPharmacology_Student Attendance - 07 Students (Dabhi Vishal Batch)04/03/2017 21:44:00 View
10 Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 129 StudentsPharmacology_Student Attendance - 129 Students (Aghara Savan Batch)04/03/2017 21:45:00 View
11 Student attendancestudent attendance-129 students (Aghara Savan Batch)06/09/2017 00:33:00 View
12 Student attendancestudent attendance-27 students (Balva Khusbufateema Batch)06/09/2017 00:41:00 View
13 September 2017Proposed Teaching Schedule September 201706/09/2017 00:49:00 View
14 August 2017Achieved Teaching Schedule August-201706/09/2017 00:50:00 View

Results of Examination

Sr NoExam Result MonthShort DescPosted DateView
1 February 2017Pharmacology_2nd Terminal_07 Students (Dabhi Vishal) Batch04/03/2017 21:40:00 View
2 February 2017Pharmacology_1st Terminal Result_129 students (Aghara Savan) Batch04/03/2017 21:41:00 View

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