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Dr. Bhuvaneswari K

Dr. Bhuvaneswari K Head of the Department of Pharmacology

Designation HoD & HOD & Professor
Experience 24 years
Qualification MD (Phaemacology)
Email bhuvaneswarik@psgimsr.ac.in

Professional Information

Academic Excellence
  • MBBS- 1986 Coimbatore Medical College, Madras University
  • MD (Pharmacology)- 1994- Madurai Medical College, The TamilNadu Dr MGR Medical University -Chennai.
  • Completed the course for PG Diploma in Biomedical research and Ethics –2016 Bharathiar University, COIMBATORE
  • Completed the course for Fellowship in Medical Education 2015 A batch at MCI Nodal centre -CMC Vellore
  • Deputy coordinator and program In Charge – PSG  ADR Monitoring Centre
Field of Expertise
  • UG and Post graduate teacher
  • Pre clinical and Clinical research, Small Group and PBL way of teaching in Pharmacology
  • Biomedical  research and Ethics.
  • Educational research
  • Rational use of Medicines
  • Core Educator, Dept of Medical Education, PSG IMS& R
Awards and Achievements
  • ICMR research grant -Preproposal accepted for the title “Role of Metformin and Sitagliptin in preventing the complications of chronic cellular inflammation “Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari-2015
  • Shastri Memorial Award in Southern  Regional Conference  of the Indian Pharmacological  Society (SRIPS) on September 7 & 8th 2002 held at  Kasturiba Medical College  Mangalore  Karnataka  India  for the title Characteristics of Cow dung Powder Poisoning and the Antidote Potentials of Herbal Juices in laboratory Animals  – awarded as Best presentation under indigenous drugs
  • A.K Prashanth III MBBS student under the guidance of Dr K Bhuvaneswari won the Best paper presentation award titled “ Flupertine maleate in neuropathic pain model a preclinical study”  during the International undergraduate medical students conference Calcutta-March 2015
  • Secretary – National Level CME on Clinical Pharmacology 2007- PSG IMS&R
  • Joint organizing secretary – SRIPS-2009- PSG IMS&R
  • PSG IMS& R Coordinator- PSGIMSR –HISCON conference 2010
  • Coordinator – PSG Institution’s Staff Day program – Since 2012
  • Poster committee I/C & committee member , Faculty facilitator of Preconference
  • workshop on PBL – SEARAME – NCHPE- 2012 – PSGIMSR
  • Secretary – PSG – SASAT International conference on CVD management beyond intervention: Early detection, Risk management and Rehabilitation 2013
Research and Publications

Recent work:

  • Preliminary study on antiasthmatic effect of Momordica charantia in guinea pigs and its comparison with Montelukast. K. Bhuvaneswari, Swarna R M, Dr E Amudhan Arvind
  • Influence of various extract procedure on the availability of Momordica Charantia bioactive components and flavonoides  Amudhan Arvind, Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari
  • Evaluation of analgesic property of Zonisamide on neuropathic pain using a Pacitaxel induced neuropathic pain model in rats, S Abilash Dr K Bhuvaneswari
  • Flupertine maleate and Gabapentin in Pacitaxel induced neuropathic pain model in rats A K Prasanth,   Dr K Bhuvaneswari
  • A retrospective study on vitamin D deficiency related to chronic drug intake in a tertiary care Hospital. Dr. K Bhuvaneswari, Vignesh Shantham VN
  • K. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. D Jeyalakshmi Study to assess the presence of catalase and peroxidase in Dolichos Biflorus Linn;
  • K. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. Muthamizh Veena A study to identify the bioactive components of Dolichos biflorus cold extract by phytochemical analysis;

Educational research:

  • Sim Man 3G – High Fidelity simulation: a method to facilitate Pharmacology learning by II MBBS students. Dr K Bhuvaneswari, Dr Deena Sangeetha
  • DO current teaching methods in the department of Pharmacology help MBBS students apply pharmacological concepts in Clinical Therapeutics?  Dr K Bhuvaneswari, Dr Deena Sangeetha

Pharmacovigilance research:

  • Pharmacovigilance awareness amongst the Medical specialties & General practitioners in Coimbatore city- A KAP (Knowledge, Attitude and Practice) Survey study.  Dr K Bhuvaneswari, , Dr Deena Sangeetha,  Ms.Lakshmi Ramabathran
  • Steroid induced anaphylaxis – rare case report of ADR .Dr A. Umamaheswari study Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. Deena Sangeetha, Dr S Ramalingam,
  • Phenytoin induced convulsion – rare case study:   Dr keerthana brattiya , Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari  , Dr. Deena Sangeetha, Dr S Ramalingam
  • Bioethics: Doctor Patient Relationship – an ethical perspective

Rational Use of Medicine:

  • Medication practices of school teachers in & around Coimbatore IHEC,  Dr.K. Bhuvaneswari. R.Muthamizhveena
  • Knowledge, Awareness and Attitude towards Rational use of Medicines by community Pharmacist in and around Coimbatore city Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. D. Jeyalakshmi

PG Guide- Therapeutic Audit:

  • Safety of sodium valporate in pediatric patients; Dr Senthur selvi , Dr K Bhuvaneswari
  • Audit on screening and therapy in Gestational diabetes mellitus; Dr Umamaheswari Dr K Bhuvaneswari
  • Audit on blood pressure Goal of patients attending cardiology OPD; Dr Keerthana Bratiya , Dr K Bhuvaneswari
  • Audit on Pre Infusion Requisites of Adriamycin, S. Breetha, Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari
  • Audit on Pre infusion requisites of Paclitaxel, E. Amudhan Arvind, Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari
  • Muthamizh Veena Dr S Bhuvaneswari Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari Audit on metered dose inhaler technique as an objective structured practical examination
  • D. Jeyalakshmi,Dr Shanmugapriya Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari An audit on the teaching practice of CIMS OSPE in the department of pharmacology at a medical college in Coimbatore
  • An Audit on the Maintenance practices of Laboratory Animals in the Central Animal Facility at PSG IMSR, Bindu,  Dr K. Bhuvaneswari,  Dr. N. Ramanujam
  • Audit on adherence to official guidelines in prescription writing S. Yamuna devi ,  Dr K. Bhuvaneswari


  • Shanmugapriya, R.Senthurselvi, K.Bhuvaneswari, A Study Comparing The Anorectic Activity Of Hot And Cold Aqueous Extracts Of Dolichos Biflorus Linn. Seeds in Freely Feeding Rats, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2016; 8(7): 336-339
  • K Bhuvaneswari, Suresh Ragavilasini, S Breetha, A short clinical study to explore the reasons for failure of drug treatment in chronic asthmatics with reference to drug delivery systems, Eur J Biomed Pharmaceut Sci, vol 2, issue 4, 576-591, ISSN 2349-8870, 2015
  • K. Bhuvaneswari, C.K. Harshith Priyan, Dr. Ramanujam Narayanan, A novel model of psychogenic hypertension: effect of a yet another pleotropic beta blocker or just mimicry? ejpmr, 2015,2(6), 238-246
  • Bhuvaneshwari S*, Aarthy Rajsree K.P.K, Bhuvaneswari K., Usage of Clomiphene Citrate in Infertility, IJAPBC, 2014; Vol. 3(2), Apr-Jun:241-44
  • K Bhuvaneswari, V Ramya, Incidence of snake bite and use of antisnake venom in the ICU of tertiary care hospital: A clinical retrospective analytical study, International Journal of Pharmacology Research, vol 4, issue 3, 2014, 148-151.
  • Bhuvaneswari, S. Iswarya, Incidence of drug induced cardiovascular adverse reactions in asthmatic patients – A clinical retrospective analytical study, International Journal of Preclinical & Pharmaceutical Research, 2014; 5(2): 84-87.
  • Bhuvaneshwari S, Ramarajan S, Bhuvaneswari K., Usage of different insulin preparations, Global R J Pharm Sci. 2014 2(4): 3-5
  • K Bhuvaneswari, Maya Mukunthan, Comparison of topical antiseptics (povidone iodine versus iodine metronidazole combination) in the treatment of cellulitis due to ulcer, International Journal of Pharmacotherapy, 4(3), 2014, XX-XX, ISSN 2249-7765; Print ISSN 2249-7773.
  • Bhuvaneswari, S. Prathab Balaji, G. Priyadarshini, S. Anukarthiga, M. Ramanathan, Anti-inflammatory effect of Curcuma longa extract – An in-vitro and in vivo study, International Journal of Pharma Research, July – December 2013, vol. 4, issue 2, ISSN – 0975-3532.
  • Shanmuga Priya, K.Bhuvaneswari , Pooja Patwari .Study on the Effects of Scyllo-Inositol on Learning and Memory in Senile Mice International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Archives 2013; 4(5): 868 – 872
  • Vidhiyasagaran, J.S. Bhuvaneswaran, K Bhuvaneswari, A Prospective and Retrospective Study on the Clinical Effectiveness and Adverse Reaction Related to the use of Ivabradine in Ischemic Heart Diseases (IHD), International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Science Archive 1 (2) 2013, 36-39, October 2013.
  • Vidhiyasagaran, K Bhuvaneswari, Aruna, A Comparative Pre Clinical Trial on the Impact of Nebivolol and ACE Inhibitor Treatment on the Renal Bio Chemical Parameters in the Fructose Induced Diabetic Hypertensive Rat, International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Science Archive 1 (3) 2013 01-05, November 2013.
  • Bhuvaneshwari S, Rohanti Ravikulan, Bhuvaneswari K. A Comparative Study of the Hypoglycaemic Potentiation of Metformin, by Different Preparations of Momordica charantia (Bitter Gourd), in Hyperglycaemic Lab Rats. International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Archives 2013; 4(5): 913 – 917
  • Bhuvaneshwari S, Amirtha B, Bhuvaneswari K Comparative Study on the Analgesic Effect of Fresh Moringa Oleifera Juice with Ibuprofen in Albino Mice. International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Archives 2013; 4(5): 934 – 936
  • Bhuvaneshwari S, Manjari K, Bhuvaneswari K Usage of Antimicrobials in Chikungunya at a Tertiary Care Hospital. International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Archives 2013; 4(5): 965 – 967
  • Ramanujam Narayanan, Kishan PV, Kavitha CM, Seethalakshmi S, Parvathavarthini S, Bhuvaneswari K. Rimonabant improves spatial-novelty object recognition memory and valsartan is pro-amnesic in a dual-maze dual-scopolamine mouse model. GSTF digital library (In Proceedings of CBP 2012, Singapore), Feb 2012. ISSN (e-periodical) 2251-1881; ISSN (Print) 2251-1865, doi: 10.5176/2251-1865_CBP20 [Indexed by EBSCO, Proquest & CrossRef].
  • Loganathan N, Sujith Kumar S, Bhuvaneswari K, Thiagarajan Varun Karuppiah. Acute Carbamazepine Toxicity: A case of rare drug interaction, Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, April-March 2012.
  • K. Bhuvaneswari, S. Gnanapoongothai , Allice Kuruvilla, B. Appala Raj. Inhibitory effect of  lawsonia Innermis dry powder on  urinary  Pathogen – Indian journal pharmacology-August- 2002
  • Allice Kuruvilla, S.Ramalingam, Bhuvaneswari, G Amudha , A chandra Bose.  Use of computer assisted learning as an adjuvant to practical pharmacology teaching – advantages and   limitations, Indian journal pharmacology –2001

med e-journal: (Dr MGR medical university)

  • Bhuvaneswari, Saisudha, Analysis of behavioral satiety sequence of fluoxetine in Wistar Albino Rats, Med-ej, The Official e-journal of the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Nov-Dec 2011, Vol 2, Number 2, Article No. 56.
  • Bhuvaneswari, Shanmuga Priya. Study of anorectic activity of Fluoxetine in male Wistar rats, Med-ej, The Official e-journal of the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Sept-Oct 2011, Vol 2, Number 1, Article No. 31.
  • K Bhuvaneswari, P Hema Effect of Nebivolol on serum lipid levels in hypertensive Male Sprague-Dawley (SD) rat models- A Pilot Study. Med-ej, The Official e-journal of the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Nov-Dec 2012, Vol 2, No 6
  • Bhuvaneswari, S. Senthurselvi A study comparing the effects of hot and cold extracts of seeds of Dolichos biflorus Linn. (Horse gram) on the body weight in freely feeding wistar albino rats Med-ej, The Official e-journal of the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Sep -Oct 2014, Vol 4, No 5.
  • Bhuvaneswari, Keerthana Brattiya Comparison of various extracts of Momordica Charantia fruit against common bacterial pathogens. Med-ej, The Official e-journal of the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Nov-Dec 2014, Vol 4, No 6.
  • Bhuvaneswari, Uma Maheswari Identification of Baterial contaminants from the sterile powder extracts of Momordica charantia fruit Med-ej, The Official e-journal of the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Nov-Dec 2014, Vol 4, No 5
  • Bhuvaneswari, S Breetha Role of pentoxifylline in Alcoholic liver disease Med-ej, The Official e-journal of the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Nov-Dec 2015, Vol 5, No 6
  • Bhuvaneswari, Amudhan Arvind Influence of various methods on total flavonoid content of momordica charantia Med-ej, The Official e-journal of the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Nov-Dec 2015, Vol 6, No 1
Membership and Certifications
  • Member, Regional meeting on role of education in Rational Use of MedicineWHO meet – Bangkok Thailand December 12th 14th – 2007
  • National Conference on Medical Education (NCME 2007) member
  • Editorial review board member – Ancient Science of Life journal
  • Review board committee member – International Journal of Pharmacy Research
  • Review board committee member – med e journal – The TamilNadu Dr MGR Medical University
  • Internal Research Review committee member –PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore

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