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Education Courses Pharmacotherapy


optional C
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
4 - 5
Semester in the curriculum
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

Pharmacotherapy (Clinical pharmacology) is the
clinical discipline devoted to the optimal use of drugs in
veterinary patients, maximizing their prophylactic or
therapeutic benefits while ensuring that the adverse consequences
of drug use are minimized. Knowledge
of the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties
of drugs and their toxic effects is inherent in
this discipline.


Lectures theme

Week of semester Date Topics
3 21-02-2023 Drug management

Clinical pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Control of CNS activity, epilepsy

4 28-02-2023 Anaesthesia

Pain management

Pharmacotherapy of anti-inflammatory and anti-allergy drugs

5 07-03-2023 Pharmacotherapy of the major body organ systems

(circulatory, respiratory, urinary, digestive, hormone)

6 14-03-2023 Pharmacotherapy of bacterial and fungal diseases

– Pharmacology of skin infections

– Pharmacology of gastrointestinal infections

– Pharmacology of respiratory tract infections

– Pharmacology of urinary tract infections, mastitis, and metritis

– Pharmacology of meningitis and meningoencephalitis

7 21-03-2023 Pharmacotherapy of parasitic disease

(antiprotozoals, anthelmintics and


  discussion Written examination (via Moodle)

Practical lessons theme

There is no practical lecture in the course.

Evaluation description



– Attendance on lectures is obligatory, however student may miss max. 1/3 of lectures (two weeks) if it is indicated (e.g. illness, official program).

– There is a written (online) examination at the end of course. The dates of the exams will be determined in consultation with the students. When retake or postpone of examination is necessary, the general education rules of the campus should be considered.


Exam information

Written examination (via Moodle).

Exam dates will be given after consultation with students.