DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

History of Department

HOD and Faculty Details

Post Details Name of Employee
Prof & HOD of Pharmacology Dr.P.Usha Kiran
Professor of Pharmacology Dr. K.Venkata Siva Prasad
Assoc. Prof. of Pharmacology Dr. R.Srinivasa Rao
Assoc. Prof. of Pharmacology Dr.D.Annapurna
Asst. Prof.of Pharmacology Dr.P.S.Gopal
Asst. Prof.of Pharmacology Dr.D.Vijaya Lakshmi
Asst. Prof.of Pharmacology Dr.G.Surendra Kumar
Asst. Prof.of Pharmacology Dr.G.Sree Lakshmi
Asst. Prof.of Pharmacology Dr.B.S.Bramaramba Mallika

Teaching facilites

Faculty:

  1. Dr P.Usha Kiran, MD, DM; Professor & Head of the Department
  2. Dr K.V.Siva Prasad, MD; Professor
  3. Dr.R.Srinivasa Rao, MD; Associate Professor
  4. Dr.D.Vijaya Lakshmi MD; Assistant Professor
  5. Dr.P.S.Gopal, MD; Assistant Professor
  6. Dr.G.Surendra Kumar, MD; Assistant Professor
  7. Dr.MD.Amirunnisa Begum,MD; Tutor
  8. Dr.K.N.V.Anusha, MD; Tutor
Postgraduates for each academic year: 8 Members
Under Graduates for each academic year: 200 Members

Teaching Schedule

CENTRAL TEACHING PROGRAMME FOR M.B.B.S.

Theory
1 to 2 P.m.

Theory
2 to 3.p.m.

Practical / Tutorials
3 to 4 p.m.

Monday

3rd semester

 

 

Tuesday

 

4th semester
5th semester

4th semester (All batches)
5th semester (All batches)

Wednesday

 

3rd semester

3rd semester (All batches)

Thursday

 

4th semester
5th semester

4th semester (All batches)
5th semester (All batches)

Friday

 

 

 

Saturday

 

3rd semester

3rd semester (All batches)

EXPERIMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY :

1. Introduction to experimental pharmacology
2. Effect of Pilocarpine on rabbit’s eye.
3. Effect of Homatropine on rabbit’s eye.
4. Effect of Phenylerphrine on rabbit’s eye.
5. Effect of Lignocaine on rabbit’s eye.
6. Effect Of  Ach on Frog Rectus
7. Effect Of  Physostigmine  on Ach induced contractions on Frog Rectus
8. Effect Of  d- Tubocurarine  on Ach induced contractions on  Frog Rectus

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY EXERCISES:

1. Prescription writing
2. Criticism & rewriting of prescriptions
3. Clinical problems
4. Urine Analyses for Drugs

 

Academic Achievements

List of Publications in IJP(Indian journal of Pharmacology): November-December 2013 Volume 45 | Issue 6 Page Nos. 545-647

  1. A Double Blind, Randomized, Comparative Study of Telmisartan and Enalapril in Patients With Stage 1 Hypertension
  2. K.N.V. Anusha, P.Usha Kiran, K.S.R. Swamy, R.S.N. Raju Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India

  3. Doubleblind, Randomised, Comparitive Study of Nebivolol and Atenolol on Blood Pressure and Lipid Profile in Patients of Stage 1 Essential Hypertension

    C.H. Suneetha, P. Usha Kiran, K.S.R. Swamy, R.S.N. Raju Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India

  4. A Randomised, Double Blind, Controlled Study "To Compare the Effect of Intrathecal 0.5% (Heavy) Bupivacaine with Dexmedetomidine (5Mg) and Intrathecal 0.5%(Heavy) Bupivacaine with Fentanyl (25Mg) in Patients Undergoing Lower Abdominal and Gynaecological Surgeries Gynaecological Surgeries

    M. Suresh, P. Usha Kiran, Vijay Kumar Babu Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India

  5. A Randomised, Single Blind, Comparative Study of Diclofenac and Lornoxicam in Osteoartitis Patients

    T. Uma Maheswari, K.V. Siva Prasad, R.S.N. Raju, Nageswara Rao Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India

  6. A Randomized, Single Blind, Parallel Group Comparative Study of Nateglinide Versus Gliclazide in Combination With Metformin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    Amirunnisa Begum, K.V.Siva Prasad, R. Srinivasa Rao, Sesha Kumari Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India

  7. Treatment Pattern in Secretory Diarrhoeas in Paediatric Age Group of Less Than 5 Years in a Tertiary Care Hospital

    D. Veeraiah1, K.V. Siva Prasad2, Usha Kiran P3, D.Vijaya Laxmi4 Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India

  8. A Study of Polypharmacy Leading to Adverse Drug Reactions in Geriatric Patients at Tertiary Care Hospital

    Swathi Ratnam R, Usha Kiran P, K.V. Siva Prasad, D.Vijaya Laksmi Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, India

  9. Prescribing Pattern of Antibiotics For Acute Pharyngitis in a Teritiary Care Hospital

    Sashank Gururaj, Usha Kiran P1, K.V. Siva Prasad2, D. Vijaya Lakshmi3 Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, India.

  10. Prescribing pattern of topical antibiotics in conjunctivitis in outpatients of ophthalmology unit of a tertiary care hospital

    T. Vidyasagar, Usha Kiran P, K.V. Siva Prasad, D. Vijaya Laxmi,Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India

  11. Study on the Self Medication and Irrational Use of Drugs among Medical Students in Tertiary Care Centre

    Mallikarjuna I, Usha Kiran P2, K.V.Siva Prasad3, P.Gopal Department of Pharmacology, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, India

  12. Other publications
    Uppada, Dharma R., et al. "The tuberculin skin test in school going adolescents in South India: associations of socio-demographic and clinical characteristics with TST positivity and non-response." BMC Infectious Diseases 14.1 (2014): 571.

Research Topics &Dissertations topics& Projects

2010-2013
  1. Comparison Of Tolerability And Efficacy Of Telmisartan And Lisinopril  In Stage 1 Hypertension In Male Patients Done -- DR. RUDRA PRABHAKAR
  2. Randomized Controlled Study Comparing The Safety &Efficacy Of Rosuvastatin Versus Atorvastatin  In Patients With Dyslipidemia-Done DR.G. SREELAKSHMI
  3. Randomized Double Blind Controlled Study Comparing The Safety &Efficacy Of Metformin +Glimiperide Versus Metformin +Pioglitazone  In Patients With Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus   DR.T.TULASI MADHURI.
  4. Comparison Of  Safety And Efficacy  Of Losartan &Lisinopril In The Reduction Of Microalbuminuria In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus With Moderate Hypertension.- DR. V. MAHESH
  5. A Prospective Double Blind  Randomized Controlled Study Of Safety And Efficacy Of Low Dose Intrathecal Nalbuphine With 0.5%Hyperbaric Bupivacaine Compared To Intrathecal 0.5%Hyperbaric Bupivacaine With Normal Saline For Lower Limb Orthopedic Surgeries.- DR.C.GAYATRI DEVI
  6. Comparison Of Ondansetron &Granisetron In Prevention Of Post Operative Nausea &Vomiting In Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Under General Anesthesia -- DR.G.VASAVI
  7. Randomized  Double Blind Controlled Study Comparing The Safety &Efficacy Of Nebivolol Versus Enalapril In Patients With Essential Hypertension  DR.P.SREENAGAMANI
2011-2014
  • A Prospective Double Blind  Randomized Comparative Study Of Efficacy And Tolerability Of Telmisartan And Enalapril In Patients With  Mild To Moderate Hypertension  --DR.K.N.V.ANUSHA
  • A Prospective Randomized  Double Blind Controlled Study Comparing Metabolic Profile Of Nebivolol & Atenolol On Lipid Profile And Blood Glucose-- DR.CH.SUNEETHA
  • A Prospective Randomized  Double Blind Controlled Study Of Safety &Efficacy  Of Bupivacaine + Dexmeditomedine Against Bupivacaine +Fentanyl In Spinal Anesthesia In Patients Undergoing Lower Abdominal And Gynecological Surgeries --DR.M.SURESH
  • A Prospective Double Blind  Randomized  Parallel Comparative Study Of Safety& Efficacy And Dexmeditomidine And Clonidine In 0.75%Ropivacaine By Epidural Route In Patients Undergoing Lower Abdominal  DR.B.S.B.MALLIKA
  • A Prospective Randomized  Double Blind Comparative Study Of Safety &Efficacy  Of Lornoxicam With Diclofenac In Osteoarthritis Patients DR.T.UMAMAHESWARI
  • A Prospective Randomized  Double Blind Comparative Study Of Nateglinide And Gliclazide In Combination With Metformin In Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus.—DR.AMURINISSA BEGUM
2012-15
  • Dr. T. VIDYA SAGAR – Prospective, Randomised Double Blind Comparative Study Of The Safety And Efficacy Of Telmisartan And Losartan In Patients Of Mild To Moderate Hypertension .
  • Dr. SASHANK GURURAJ - A Prospective, Randomised Double Blind Comparative Study Of The Safety And Efficacy Of Tapentadol With Tramadol In Post Operative Orthopedic Surgeries.
  • Dr.SWATHI RATNAM . R – Prospective, Randomised Double Blind Comparative Study Of The Safety And Efficacy Of Carvedilol And Atenolol In Patients Of Mild To Moderate Hypertension.
  • Dr. PRABHAKAR. I – A Prospective, Randomised Controlled Double Blind Study – The Effect Of Vitamin D As Supplementary Treatment In Patients With Moderately Advanced Pulmonary Tuberculous Lesion.
  • Dr. VEERAIAH . D – A Prospective , Randomised And Double Blind Comparative Study Of Efficacy And Safety Of 0.75% Levobupivacaine Versus 0.75% Ropivacaine In Spinal Anaesthesia Patients Undegoing Lower Abdominal And Gynaecological Surgeries
2013-16

    Dr. MALLIKARJUNA RAO I - A double blind Randomised placebo controlles Study of mirtazapine 7.5mg once daily in patients of major depressive disorders on escitalopram 10mg daily.

     

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES OF DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

UNDER GRADUATES - THEORY
TUTORIALS
PRACTICALS
POST GRADUATES - DAILY TABLE DISCUSSIONS 
SEMINARS AND JOURNAL CLUBS
PRACTICALS

CONTINUOUS MEDICAL EDUCATION (CMEs)

05/06/2011 ANDHRA MEDICAL COLLEGE VISAKHAPATNAM RATIONAL USE OF DRUGS
29/07/2011 RANGARAYA MEDICAL COLLEGE,KAKINADA CLINICAL TRAILS ALTERNATIVE TO ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS
25/09/2011 G.S.L.MEDICAL COLLEGE,RAJAMUNDRY GENE THERAPY, PHARMACOVIGILANCE,ANIMAL HANDLING
11/12/2011 MIMS,VIZIANAGARAM-PAIN MANAGEMENT PAIN MANAGEMENT
01/03/2012 G.S.L.MEDICAL COLLEGE,RAJAMUNDRY ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS
06/05/2012 ANDHRA MEDICAL COLLEGE VISAKHAPATNAM DIABETES AND NEWER DRUGS
29/07/2012 G.S.L.MEDICAL COLLEGE,RAJAMUNDRY INCRETINS ,ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS AND PLACEBO
CONFERENCE ATTENDED BY
1) WORKSHOP ON ALTERNATVE TO ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS JULY 1ST TO 4TH 2011 1. DR.R.S.N.RAJU, FACULTY
2. DR.K.N.V.ANUSHA
3. DR.T.UMA
4. DR.M.SURESH
2) WORKSHOP ON CELL CULTURE    -BANGALORE OCTOBER 1ST 2011  1. DR.R.S.N.RAJU, FACULTY
2. DR.G.VASAVI
3. DR.G.SREELAKSHMI
4. DR.T.UMA
3) CONFERENCE ON FORUM OF ETHICS COMMITTEE OF INDIA FACULTY NOVEMBER 5TH TO 6TH 2011 1. DR.R.SREENIVAS RAO
2. DR.G.VASAVI
3. DR.SREENAGAMANI
4) WORKSHOP ON DRUG DEVELOPMENT FACULTY NOVEMBER 25TH TO 26TH 2011 1 .DR.K.SWARNALATHA 
2. DR.G.VASAVI
3. DR.G.SREELAKSHMI
4. DR.T.TULASI
5) WORKSHOP ON BASIC MEDICAL PAPER WRITING AND FACULTY
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
DECEMBER 14TH TO 16TH 2011
1. DR.D.VIJAYA LAKSHMI
2. DR.G.VASAVI 
3. DR.G.SREELAKSHMI
4. DR.T.TULASI
5. DR.M.SURESH
6) IPSCON 2011 MANIPAL PROF.& HOD
DECEMBER 20TH TO22ND 2012
WORKSHOP ON BIOSTATISTICS (19-12-2011)
WORKSHOP ON PBL, PHARMACOECONOMICS
1. DR.Y.SUBRAHMANYAM   
2. DR.M.SURESH
3. DR.K.N.V.ANUSHA
4. DR.T.UMA
5. DR.MALLIKA
7) WORKSHOP ON SCREENING METHODS APRIL 7TH 2012 1. DR.P.S GOPAL FACULTY
2. DR.G.VASAVI
8) “SRIPS2012” CHETTINAD WORKSHOP ON DRUG DESIGNING SEPTEMBER 7TH TO 9TH 2012         1. DR.VIJAYALAKSHMI  FACULTY
2. DR.MALLIKA
3. DR.T.UMA
4. DR.K.N.V.ANUSHA
5. DR.G.VASAVI
9) WORKSHOP ON THERAPEUTIC DRUG MONITORING FACULTY VELLORE OCTOBER 15TH TO 18TH 2012 1. DR.K.SWARNALATHA 
2. DR.T.UMA
3. DR.SWATHI
10) IPSCON 2012 NAGPUR PROF.& HOD  NAVIGATING PHARMACOLOGY TOWARDS SAFE & EFFECTIVE THERAPY JANUARY 5TH TO 7TH 2013 1. DR.Y.SUBRAHMANYAM
2. DR.VASAVI
3. DR.SASHANK
4.DR.SWATHI
5.DR.I.PRABHAKAR

PROJECTS COMPLETED IN 2011

  • Comparison Of Tolerability And Efficacy Of Telmisartan And Lisinopril In Stage 1 Hypertenion In Male Patients - Dr.RudraPrabhakar
  • Randomized controlled study comparing the safety and efficacy of Rosuvastatin versus Atorvastatin in patients with Dyslipidemia -Dr. G.Sreelakshmi
  • Randomized double blind controlled study comparing safety and efficacy of Metformin + Glimipride versus Metformin + Pioglitazone in patients with newly diagnosed type II diabetes – Dr.T.Tulasi Mdhuri
  • Comparison of safety and efficacy of Losartan &Lisinopril in the reduction of microalbuminuria in type II Diabetes mellitus with moderate hypertension - Dr.V.Mahesh
  • A Prospective double blind randomized controlled study of safety and efficacy of low dose intra thecal Nalbiphin with 0.5% hyper baric Bupivacaine compared to thecal 0.5% hyper baric Bupivacaine with normal saline for lower limb orthopedic surgeries -Dr.C.Gayathri Devi
  • Comparison of Ondansetron and Granisetron in prevention of post operative nausea vomiting in laparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anesthesia - Dr.Vasavi
  • Randomized controlled study comparing the safety and efficacy of Nebivolol versus Enalapril in patients with essential hyper tension –Dr.P.Sree Nagamani

Running Projects (2011-14)

  • A P Prospective Randomized double blind comparative study of efficacy and tolerability of Telmisartan & Enalapril in patients with mild to moderate hyper tension -Dr.K.N.V.Anusha
  • A P Prospective Randomized double blind controlled study comparing metabolic profile of Nebivolol and Atenolol on lipid profile and Blood glucose -Dr.Ch. Suneetha
  • A P Prospective Randomized double blind controlled study of safety and efficacy of Bupivacaine + Dexmeditomedine against Bupivacaine+ Fentanyl in spinal anesthesia in patients undergoing lower abdominal and gynecological surgeries – Dr.N.Suresh
  • A P Prospective Randomized double blind controlled study of safety and efficacy of Dexmeditomedine and Clonidine in 0.75%Ropivacaine by epidural route in patients undergoing lower abdominal surgeries -Dr.B.S.B.Mallika
  • A P Prospective Randomized double blind controlled study of safety and efficacy of Lornoxicam with diclofenac in osteoarthritis patients –Dr.T.Umamaheswari
  • A P Prospective Randomized double blind controlled study of safety and efficacy of nitiglinide and Gliclazide in combination with Metformin in type-II diabetes mellitus-Dr.Amirunnisa Begum 2012-2015
  • Prospective, randomized, and double blind comparative study of safety and efficacy of Telmisartan and Losartan in patients of moderate hypertension- Dr.T.VIDYA SAGAR
  • Prospective, Randomized, and double blind comparative study of safety and efficacy of Tapentadol and Tramadol in post-operative orthopedic patients- Dr.SASHANK GURURAJ
  • Prospective, Randomized, and double blind comparative study of safety and efficacy of Carvedilol and Atenolol in patients of mild to moderate hypertension- Dr.R.SWATHI RATNAM
  • Prospective, randomized, controlled and double blind study – the effect of vitamin d as supplementary treatment in patients with moderately advanced pulmonary tuberculosis lesion- Dr.I.PRABHA KAR
  • Prospective, randomized, and double blind comparative study of safety and efficacy of 0.75% Levobupivacaine v/s 0.75% Ropivacaine in spinal anesthesia patients undergoing lower abdominal and gynecological surgeries- Dr.D.VEERAIAH

Paper presentations

November 2011-forum for ethics committe of india 1st national conference Mumbai

1. Dr.G.Vasavi-oral paper 
Ancilliary care-who should hold the bag

2. Dr.P.Sreenagamani-oral paper 
Compensation by insurance

September 2012 –south regional Indian pharmacological society of india-2012 chettinadu,Chennai

  1. Dr.G.Vasavi-oral paper- 
    Comparison of Ondansetron and Granisetron in prevention of post operative nausea vomiting in laparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anesthesia
  2. Dr.C.Gayathri Devi-oral paper- 
    A Prospective double blind randomized controlled study of safety and efficacy of low dose intra thecal Nalbiphin with 0.5% hyper baric Bupivacaine compared to thecal 0.5% hyper baric Bupivacaine with normal saline for lower limb orthopedic surgeries
  3. Dr.T.umamaheswari -poster- 
    Retrospective study of adverse drug reactions of antiretroviral drugs in a tertiary care hospital 

    IPSCON 2012 JANUARY 5TH

  • Dr.G.Vasavi-poster-diabetis risk for antimicrobial resistance

Activities

  • Dr.D.Vijayalakshmi,Dr.M.Suresh guided undergraduate students for pulse 2012

    Achievements

  1. Best service award-Dr.Y.Subrahmanyam,professor & HOD of department of pharmacologyBest service award-Dr.Y.Subrahmanyam,professor&HOD of department of pharmacology
  2. Dr.G.vasavi got selected ro Novartis leadership biocamp 2011
  3. Dr.G.Vasavi got selected for pharmacogenomics training,jipmer,Pondicherry
  4. An article published in eenadu paper for research achievements of Dr.G.vasavi

 

New equipment

Surgical Procedures