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Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Pharmacotherapy of infectious diseases

Author(s):
Charu Saxena
Abstract:
Pharmacotherapy plays a pivotal role in combating infectious diseases, offering a diverse array of medications aimed at targeting specific pathogens while minimizing adverse effects on the host. This research paper explores the dynamic landscape of pharmacotherapy in infectious diseases, elucidating the mechanisms of action, efficacy, and limitations of various antimicrobial agents including antibiotics, antivirals, and antifungals. Through an integrative review of current literature and clinical studies, this paper navigates through the complexities of drug resistance, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics, shedding light on the challenges encountered in managing infectious diseases. Furthermore, it investigates novel therapeutic approaches such as combination therapy, immunomodulation, and the development of vaccines to bolster the armamentarium against infectious pathogens. By synthesizing existing knowledge and proposing future directions, this paper contributes to the optimization of pharmacotherapy strategies in the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, ultimately striving towards improved patient outcomes and public health.
Pages: 841-844  |  91 Views  30 Downloads


The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
Charu Saxena. Pharmacotherapy of infectious diseases. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(1):841-844. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2019.v8.i1n.25486

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