Differences of other members from the prototype drug

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Unformatted text preview: rug in details It is necessary to learn the differences of other members from the prototype Drug families The majority of the drugs fall into families which carry a specific suffix to identify them. Liver makes metabolites so that the chemical is more soluable and can be excreated by the kidney. Plasma protein binding is important – 2 reasons – when bound to plasma proteins it gives no therapeutic benefit – and the affinity of different drugs to plasma proteins is different – a second drug may push a first drug off the pr...
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