Pharmacology is medical science that studies the effect of drugs on the body. The tasks of modern pharmacology: clinical and experimental study of the changes taking place in the organism under the influence of drugs, study of mechanism of action for use in medical practice, and to finding new effective medicines.
Pharmacology in the broadest sense of the word - the science about drugs, or lekarstvovedenija (gr. pharmakon - medicine and logos - doctrine). It is an extensive science whose data are used in biology, medicine, veterinary science, animal husbandry, pharmacy, in the synthesis and research of new drugs and other
For each of these areas require different materials, and therefore in universities of different profile unequal is the content of pharmacology.
In the system of veterinary education pharmacology is the study of the changes in living organisms under the influence of drugs and on this basis determines the testimony, and the methods and conditions of use of these substances in animal husbandry.
Revealing the concept of pharmacology as a science, it should first of all be borne in mind that medical or pharmacological and are synthetic substances, inorganic, and animal and plant origin, intended for treatment and prevention of animal diseases; some substances are also used to increase the fertility and productivity of animals.
Most of the substances used in veterinary medicine, is used in medicine, but there are also a number of funds only for veterinary purposes. Medicinal substance produces pharmaceuticals and certain specialized agencies of agriculture.
The Arsenal of drugs all the time updated with new, more valuable drugs, thus allowing the applied substances are systematically replaced by new, more perfect. The further develops pharmacology, the greater opportunities for better tools. At the first stage they were received only from plants. Flora and now is a rich source and methods of production of the substances of very developed.