Flashcards in Last Day Stuff To Know Deck (4)
What causes Hypoalbuminemia?
Low levels of albumin (means you will have more drug in your system)*more common
Acute viral hepatitis
Renal failure and malnutrition
What will cause Hyperalbuminemia?
High levels of albumin leading to more drug being bound and less in body
High Protien diets
What are the acidic (an ionic drugs that bind to albumin?
EX: Asprin will bind to albumin and displace warfarin from it causing an increase in free warfarin