About the department: Pharmacology department is a para-clinical department which is actively involved in teaching and training MBBS students to use the medicines rationally. The department is equipped with latest technological innovations in teaching pharmacology.The department has a simulation laboratory for demonstrating the effects of drugs on various animal tissues using computers. The laboratory is fully equipped for teaching and training MBBS students using in-silico techniques.

The department provides clinically oriented information like using newer drug delivery methods and devices, analysing and reporting Adverse Drug Reactions as a part of curriculum to make the students rational prescribers in future. The department has fully furnished demonstration rooms with all modern audio-visual teaching techniques. All equipments and infrastructures meet the requirements as per Medical Council of India(MCI)norms.

The clinical pharmacology and research laboratory has all the latest and advanced instruments and facilities. The departmental library is well stocked with latest edition of books and national and international journals.

Faculty: Dr Atul Jain, Dr Arpita Singh, Dr Pooja Shukla, Dr Joonmoni Lahon

Department has 3 Tutors:

  1. Dr Chandresh Gupta
  2. Dr Laxman Verma
  3. Dr Divya R.

Pharmacovigilance Associate: 1) Mr. Maneesh Soni

Location: New Academic Block

Start of the department: Since January 2017

Courses offered: MBBS

Tutor: Dr. Divya.R

Facilties :

  • Lecture theatre equipped with latest audio-visual system
  • Departmental library
  • Seminar room
  • Experimental laboratory
  • Pharmacy laboratory
  • Research laboratory
  • Clinical Pharmacology laboratory
  • Animal House

Activities: Seminars, Journal Club, CME, Workshop, Quiz

Area of Expertise: The areas of research activities in the department are-

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Rational Prescribing
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Newer Drug Delivery Techniques
  • Pharmacogenetics and Personalised Medicine
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Strategic approach in drug development
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Chronopharmacology

List of Publications

S No.

Name of Faculty

Designation

Research Publications

1

Dr Atul Jain

Prof & HOD

1

Pushpraj, Uma, Shobha, Atul Jain. Prescription pattern of antimicrobial agents by Dental practitioners; A questionnaire based study. International Journal of basic & clinical Pharmacology Jun 2013; 2 (3): 331 - 4.

2

Vishwe Akash, Jain Atul, Kulsreshtha Shobha, Advani Uma, Gaur Vikash, VPS Akanksha. Comparative antidepressant efficacies of hydro alcoholic extract of aloe vera & Ginger with fluoxetine in mice. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Archive (IJPA) 2013; 2(8): 1 - 6.

3

Neha Sharma, Rahul Pareekh, Atul Jain, Shobha & Uma. Assessment of teaching methodology & Evaluation methods in Pharmacology in a private medical college. World Journal of pharmaceutical research . 2013;  2(6): 2172 - 2180

 

 

4

Sharma Neha, Bhargava  Manjula, Chaudhary Vineet, Advani Uma, Jain Atul Bansal Alka. A Prospective study of Drug Utilization pattern in surgery department in a tertiary care teaching hospital in Rajasthan. Universal journal of pharmacology 2014; 03(02):47-50

 

5

Pankaj Chaudhary, Dr. Atul Jain, Dr. Maurya k Arvind, Dr. Gaurav, Dr. Ajitesh Mishra. Uses of Antimicrobial in post operative patient in tertiary care teaching rural hospital. European Journal of Pharmaceutical & Medical research 2015;2(4):328-337

 

 

6

Pankaj Chaudhary, Dr. Maurya k Arvind Dr. Jain Atul Dr. Neha Sharma, Dr. Ajitesh Mishra. Self medication practices with antibiotic among health care professional in UPRIMSR. Indo American journal of pharmaceutical research 2015;5 (2): 752-759

 

 

7

Pankaj Chaudhary, Dr. Maurya k Arvind, Dr. Jain Atul, Dr. Pathak Drug  Utilization pattern in medicine department in a tertiary care teaching hospital in Uttar Pradesh. Indo American journal of pharmaceutical research 2015:1164-1169

8

Pankaj k Chaudhary, Atul Jain, Asha Pathak, Neha Sharma, Atul K Mishra, Arvind K Maurya, Vikas Gaur. Evaluation of antidepressant and analgesic activity of tapentadol with mirtazapine: an experimenrtal study. Internatinal Journa l of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology 2015;(4)3:414-418

9

Vinay  Kumar Gupta, Amit Singh, Asha  Pathak, Rajesh Verma, Seema Dayal, Atul Jain and Manoj Gahlot  In-vitro Antimicrobial Potential of Cassia Genus - An Overview British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2015;Vol. 7(4):326-246

10

Dr. Asha Pathak, Dr. Arvind Maurya, Pankaj Chaudhary, Dr. Atul Jain, Dr. Seema Dayal, Dr. Neeraj Rajdan.Antihypertensive drug prescription in admitted patients in medicine department of a tertiary care hospital.  World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2016; 5(2): 960-968

11

 A.Maurya, Pankaj Chaudhary, Atul Jain, Asha Pathak, Vinay Kumar, Neeraj Rajdan. Anti Diabetic  potential of Aloe vera. World journal of pharmaceutical Research 2015;6(8): 950-956

 

 

12

Atul Jain, Arpita Singh, Ajay Kumar Verma, Maneesh Soni, Assessment of awareness towards pharmacovigilance programme of India and reporting of adverse drug reactions among nurses in a tertiary care hospital;Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol. 2018 Jul;7(7):1357-1364

2

Dr Arpita Singh

Assoc Prof.

1

Atul Jain, Arpita Singh, Ajay Kumar Verma, Maneesh Soni Assessment of awareness towards pharmacovigilance programme of India and reporting of adverse drug reactions among nurses in a tertiary care hospital;Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol. 2018 Jul;7(7):1357-1364

 

 

 

2

Manodeep Sen , Arpita Singh, Mukul Misra Retrospective analysis of adverse drug reactions reported at ADR monitoring centre under PvPI in a tertiary care hospital. Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol. 2018 Feb;7(2):303-308

 

 

3

Singh A, Singh CS, Kannaujia A, Agrawal J, Patel ML, Verma AK. Effect of ondansetron on sensory level produced by intrathecal bupivacaine. Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol 2015;4:561-4.

 

4

 Singh A, Verma AK, G. Hassan, Prakash V, Sharma P, Kulshrestha S. Serum Magnesium levels in patients with pre-eclampsia and eclampsia with different regimens of Magnesium Sulphate. Global Journal of Medicine and public health. Vol. 2, No. 1 2013

 

 

5

Prakash V, Singh A, Kant S, Verma AK, Saxena P, Bhatia A. A comparison of toxicity profile of gemcitabine monotherapy versus etoposide/cisplatin in the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol 2015;4(1):70-4.

 

 

6

Gambhir G, Gupta AK, Jain IP, Agrawal P, Kushwaha V, Singh A et al. Role of allopurinol as an oxygen free radical scavanger in prevention of ischemic reperfusion myocardial injury in albino rabbits. Int. J. of Res. in Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics 2016; 5(1):1-6

 

 

7

Gambhir G, Gupta AK, Jain IP, Agrawal P, Kushwaha V, Singh A et al.  Role of Deferasirox, an Oral Iron Chelator in Prevention of Ischemic Reperfusion Myocardial Injury in Albino Rabbits. Int J Pharm Sci Res 2016; 7(6): 1000-05.

 

 

8

Mangal BK, Agrawal P, Kushwaha V, Singh S, Gupta A, Singh A. Pattern of adverse drug reactions of cisplatin based drug regimen in a tertiary care institute. Int. J. of res.in Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics 2015;4(4):1-7

 

 

9

 Kant S, Ahmad J, Siddiqui MJ, Singh A, Verma AK, Bhatia A. A comparative study to evaluate the role of inhaled steroid versus low dose oral steroid in patients of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol 2015;4:240-4.

 

 

 

10

Asnani M, Idnani R, Kanti V, Bajaj D, Singh A, Verma AK. Role of low dose magnesium sulfate regimen in eclampsia & imminent eclampsia. Int J Health Sci Res. 2015; 5(4):37-43

 

 

 

11

 Singh GV, Prasad R, Kant S, Kumar S, Verma N, Prakash V, Verma AK, Singh A et al. Effects of pulmonary rehabilitation on secondary polycythemia in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A pilot study. Int J Clin Exp Physiol 2014;1:157-60

 

 

12

Chaudhri S, Bansal A, Singh A, Sampath A, Verma AK, Tripathi A et al. Impact of psychiatric profile and personality trait on directly observed tuberculosis treatment outcome. Int J Med Public Health 2013;3:303-8.

 

 

 

13

Verma AK, Mishra M, Singh A, Chaudhri S, Pandey S. Outcome of cases under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme at designated microscopy centre of a tertiary level hospital and medical college at Kanpur, U.P. J Clin Sci Res 2013;2:126-31.

3

Dr Pooja Shukla

Asst Prof

1

Shukla P, Dixit R K ,Tripathi R, Chandil R. A clinical study To assess The effect Of prophylactic intracameral moxifloxacin On incidence Of endophthalmitis In high volume surgery setup .International Journal of Medical Sciences and  Pharma Research 2015 Nov;1(4):13-18

 

 

2

Afroz Abidi, Pooja Shukla, and Ali AhmadLifitegrast: A novel drug for treatment of dry eye disease J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2016 Oct-Dec; 7(4): 194-198

3

Pooja Shukla, Mohd Tariq Salman, R K Dixit, Shiv Sagar Gupta, V K Verma, Ali Ahmad A Rare Case of Salbutamol Induced Tetany International Archives of BioMedical and Clinical Research | 2015 Oct-Dec ; 1 (2):24-25

4

Shukla P, Porwal A,Roy S,Chaturvedi S,Tripathi S,Arya N.Preliminary study on antiulcer effect of agomelatine and its potentiation with pyridoxine. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology 2017Nov;6(10):2566-70

4

Dr Joonmoni Lahon

Asst Prof

1

Sharma U, Lahkar M, Lahon J. Evaluation of antidepressant like activity of silymarin in albino mice. International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Research 2012;3(11):1246-49

 

 

 

2

Lahon J, Bezbaruah BK, Sharma U. Analgesic and antipyretic activities of Terminalia chebula Retz. fruits extracts in experimental animals. International Research Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Sciences 2012;2(6): 159-63

 

 

3

Sharma U, Lahkar M, Lahon J. Evaluation of antidiarrhoeal potential of Bryophyllum pinnatum in experimental animals. Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2012;2(15): 28-31

 

 

4

Lahon J, Lalromawii, Brahma DK, Wahlang JB. Tasimelteon: A Novel Drug in Non-24 Hours Sleep Wake Disorder. WJPR 2014;3(6): 1521-1530

 

5

Wahlang JB, Marak MD, Brahma DK, Lalromawii, Lahon J, Nongkynrih BS. Utilization of Antirabies Vaccine in Pasteur Institute, Meghalaya: A Three Year Assessment. WJPPS 2015;4(3):1168-1171

 

 

 

6

Lahon J, Phukan S, LAhkar M, Sharma U. Anti convulsant potential of leaves of Psidium guajava Linn. in MES and PTZ induced convulsion in experimental animals. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research 2015;6(9): 3946-3953

 

 

 

7

 Lahon J, Phukan S, Sharma U. Study of the anticonvulsant potential of leaves of Clitoria ternatea Linn. in pentylenetetrazole and maximum electroshock seizure induced-convulsions in experimental animals. Asian J Pharm Clin Res 2016;9(2):258-261

 

 

8

Wahlang JB, Devi LP, Brahma DK, Sarkar C, Lahon J, Nongkynrih BS. Adverse drug reactions due to cancer chemotherapy in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety 2016 Oct:1-6.

 

 

 

9

Marak AR,Brahma DK, Lahon  J. Adverse Events following Immunization: A challenge in India. Indian Journal of Public Health 2017 Apr-Jun;61(2):146-147.

Dr. Atul Jain
Designation: Professor & Head
Degree: MBBS, MD
Email: drjainatul1@gmail.com
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Dr. Arpita Singh
Designation: Associate Professor
Degree: MBBS, MD
Email: drarpitasingh21@gmail.com
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Dr. Pooja Shukla
Designation: Assistant Professor
Degree: MBBS, MD
Email: pooja.january@gmail.com
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Dr. Joonmoni Lahon
Designation: Assistant Professor
Degree: MBBS, MD
Email: joonlahon@yahoo.co.in
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