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Flashcards in Overview of Pharmocologic Principles Deck (6):
1

Pharmacokinetics is the ________.

change in plasma concentration over time

2

Pharmacology is the study of _________.

the interaction of chemical substances with biological systems

3

What is MEC?

MEC is the minimum effective concentration.

4

Steady state is the condition in which _______.

rate of drug elimination (excretion/metabolism) = rate of drug intake (dosing)

5

Enteral means _____ and parenteral means _____.

administered within the GI tract; administered outside the GI tract

6

Oral mucosa drains into the ______, thus ensuring _______.

superior vena cava; high bioavailability and fast rate

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