General concepts about drugs and toxic substances, their kinetic and dynamic aspects related to the administration routes, absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion; classification of xenobiotics, their site of actions and their mechanisms. Evaluation of the therapeutic use of the principal drug classes on the different systems and organic apparatus, of adverse and toxic effects, of the beneficial or damaging interactions, and of the advantageous associations in the clinical practice. In particular autacoid drugs of the nervous, cardiocirculatory, respiratory, renal and digestive systems. Evaluation of the therapeutic use , of the toxicity and drug-resistance of the principal classes of antibiotics, chemotherapeutic drugs, antiviral, anthelmintic, antiprotozoal, antimycotic and ectoparasiticide drugs.
Evaluation of the principal classes of xenobiotics that can cause intoxication, in particular pesticides, organic and inorganic compounds, toxic plants, mycotoxins, animal venom, environmental and food toxicology. Presence of xenobiotic residues in foodstuffs and risk evaluation.