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Running head: PHARMACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICSPharmacokinetics and PharmacodynamicsStudent’s nameInstructorCourseDate
PHARMACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICSPatient case“An 87-year -old African-American female, with a history of bipolar disorder,Hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and gout presented to our inpatient psychiatric hospital.The patient was transferred to our facility from the clinical trial research facility to my unitfor long-term medication management and stabilization. Information gathered from thefamily reveals that the patient has a progressive decompensated, refusing oral intake of foodfor the past 48 hours, but accepting her medication, demonstrating poor insight and poorjudgment, increased confusion and isolative to her room.”Factors affecting Pharmacokinetic processesA drug goes through the process of Absorption, Distribution Metallization, andExcretion. Many factors can affect how the patient's body responds to drug administration.