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Toxicology of Modern Medicine

Sagar Nikam
November 24, 2012

Toxicology of Modern Medicine

Oral presentation presented at National Level Students Paper Contest Pharma Flair-08,7th-8th Nov 2008 , Balaji Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences,Warangal (A.P.)

Sagar Nikam

November 24, 2012

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  1. Government College of Pharmacy Government College of Pharmacy Nikam S.J.*,

    Alone S.S., Nikam S.J.*, Alone S.S., Kavade V.M., Bhopale A.R. Kavade V.M., Bhopale A.R. Amravati-444304.(M.S.) INDIA.
  2. Objective:- Objective:-  new hazards, complications & toxicological effects of

    modern medicine over past. pharmacological reactions, way of escaping indefinite toxicity & awareness to community.
  3. Health Health Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceuticals (Active ingredients) Plants Plants Isolation Isolation

    & Developing Developing chemical Route chemical Route Patents Patents Over Discovered Chemicals Hunger Hunger For Chemical Bulk Production Profit Triumphs Profit Triumphs Over Human Sufferings Making P’ceu. Industry most profitable stock market Making P’ceu. Industry most profitable stock market sector sector
  4. Always Busy in How beneficial a Drug ?  Not

    showing side effects ! New Drug Discovery & its Development Manufacturing & How sell increase? Blatant conflict of Interest Inventing effectiveness of Drugs over older one
  5. Other Reasons:- In 2000 Only 1/3rd Remaining P’ceu. & Medical

    Research in US University & Academic medical centers Multinational Pharma companies invest less in Research centers run by Pharma Companies.
  6. Problems due to Modern Medicine:- Less clinical trials on New

    chemical released by Companies Less potent medications / More toxic & Poisonous effects on other organs Drug resistant developed with newer drug resistant infections appearing in many old diseases with changing epidemiology of many viruses. Reoccurrence of Poliovirus in Namibia 10 yrs. After Polio- free (1993-94) In India, Chikungunya fever after a gap of 30 yrs.
  7. Examples Modern Medicated Refined Sugars Modern Medicated Refined Sugars Overworking

    of Pancreas causing Insulin resistance & Diabetic conditions. Affects brain, Hormonal system & reported to be Powerful Neurotransmitter Releases Wood Alcohol ( Methanol) Actually causes person to carve for Sugar & affects Metabolism causing gain in body weight.
  8. Newer Antibiotics Newer Antibiotics Frequently Frequently ↑ resistance to modern

    medications ↑ resistance to modern medications “Virtually Untreatable” form of TB emerged Resistant to 3 to 6 classes of 2nd line drugs. About 4,25,000 cases found in a year for MDR-TB (Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis). Found mostly in China, India& Soviet union XDRTB (Extreme Drug Resistant Tuberculosis)
  9. Houses of Many toxic chemicals Houses of Many toxic chemicals

    Among the most widely prescribed of all pharmaceuticals. Journal “Drug Safety” indicates that NSAIDs claim around 3000 lives per year in the UK alone.
  10.        people dying annually

    in US due to Modern Drugs prescribed in hospitals & New medical interventions. Gary Null Gary Null “Complete Guide to “Health & Nutrition” “Complete Guide to “Health & Nutrition” :- Vit “C” not commonly prescribe, it is not profitable as other syrups & pills prescribed by the doctors.
  11. Solutions Solutions Go Forward for “Integrated Medicine” Alternative (traditional) Drug

    Therapy Alternative (traditional) Drug Therapy Modern System of Medicine. Better Research & long term trials coupled with judicious use of medicines before launching of any new Drug Encourage our age old knowledge of Traditional & Alternative Cures.
  12. Acknowledgement Acknowledgement The authors expresses their sincere gratitude towards Respected

    Mr. Dinesh Gandhi Sir Mr. Rahul Akotkar Sir Mr. Shailesh Pawade Sir for giving their valuable time for work.
  13. 1)H.K.Parwana,Science Reporter, NISCAIR(CSIR), Vol.45 No.8 August 2008,Pg.No.9-13. 2 Leape, L.L.

    (1994). Error in medicine. Journal of the American Medical Association 272: 1851-1857. 3)Dr.Carolyn Dean, “Death by Modern Medicine”,Vol.1st Page.no.425. References References