drug disposition

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drug disposition

general term for the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of a drug that has been administered.


setting in place.

disposition curve
the graphic representation of changes in the blood concentration of a drug after administration.
drug disposition
getting a drug into its appropriate position in the body and in an appropriate concentration.
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Drug transporters play a vital role in mediating drug disposition throughout the body.
Franklin worked for three years at Amgen in the Department for Drug Metabolism and Spectroscopy and 14 years at Eli Lilly and Company, in the Department of Drug Disposition.
ISCO's corneal construct, combined with Absorption Systems' expertise in assessing drug disposition, may provide pharmaceutical and ophthalmology researchers with new insight, without the need for animal models," said Patrick M.
Lindsay DeVane, PharmD, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and director, Laboratory of Drug Disposition and Pharmacogenetics at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
Midwest BioResearch, LLC was founded in 2003 by scientists, directors and managers from major pharmaceutical companies to provide drug disposition and toxicology services.
Innovaceuticals received their award to study and measure liver enzyme activity as a determinant of drug disposition and therapeutic response.
Last week we reported that results from a recent study, published in the April 2003 issue of Biopharmaceutics & Drug Disposition found that 'patients treated with Auxilium's Testim, absorbed 30% more testosterone dose for dose than patients treated with AndroGel(R), the other commercially available testosterone gel.

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