hcp 210 week 5 The Path of a Drug

hcp 210 week 5 The Path of a Drug - cell membranes. Certain...

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The Path of a Drug Significance is always practical for every patient who is taking medicine is involved. This observation guarantees the medicine is doing what it is suppose to with the patient. Every prescription should correctly be absorption, distribution, metabolism and the elimination of drugs is vital. Absorption is the means in which medications enter into the bloodstream. There are different means in which medications can enter the human body, which include through the mouth also known as oral, lungs also known as inhalant, eyes also known as ophthalmically, ears also known as otically, and nose also known as nasal. There are more ways for medications to enter the human body, which include the skin also known as transdermal, rectum also known as rectally, vaginal also known as vaginally, or injected several ways in the skin or known as injection. The process of distribution includes the drugs passing through the intestines into the bloodstream. By the distribution stage, the medicine is in its molecular stage and can mix with
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Unformatted text preview: cell membranes. Certain organs, which include the liver, kidneys, and lungs help the complete the course for the elimination process. Metabolism happens when the body separates the medicine into smaller pieces called metabolites. After the medicine has metabolites, the next process is elimination. The routes of elimination that are common include feces and urine. There are other different ways to rid the body of elimination, which include tears, breath, and sweat. Varying on numerous issues, which include age, sex, weight, disease condition, heredity of a patient, and the speed of absorption, also known as bioavailability differs. If elimination does not happen, the medicine might build to poisonous levels in the human body and possibly cause considerable harm, up to and as well as death. Medicine has an effect on the process of the human body. Reference Johnston, M. (2006). The pharmacy technician series: Fundamentals of pharmacy practice . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson....
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course HCP 210 0000000000 taught by Professor Smith during the Summer '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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