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21 Cards in this Set

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amount of drug in body/_______ = Vd
plasma drug concentration (note: Vd is Volume of Distribution)
rate of elimination of drug/[plasma drug] = ?
CL (Clearance)
(.7)(Vd)/CL = ?
T 1/2
A drug infused at a constant rate reaches about 94% of steady state after _______ t 1/2s.
A loading dose is calculated using this formula.
(Cp)(Vd)/F (note: Cp = target plasma concentration, and F = bioavailability)
A maintenance dose is calculated using this formula.
Rate of elimination is proportional to _______ ______ in 1st order elimination.
drug concentration
In the case of EtOH, which is elimated by _____ order elimination, a constant amount of drug is eliminated per unit time.
Phase ____ (I or II) reactions yield slightly polar metabolites that are often _____ (active or inactive)
I, active
Phase ____ (I or II) reactions yield very polar metabolites that are often _____ (active or inactive) and are excreted by the _______.
II, inactive, kidney
Phase II reactions are often of this type.
Cytochrome P-450 is involved in _____ phase (I or II) reactions.
A patent lasts for _____ years after filing for application.
How many phases are there in drug development?
Drugs are first tested in patients in phase _____ of clinical testing, pharmacokinetic safety is determined in phase ______ of clinical testing, double blind tests are done in phase ____ and post-market surveillance is done in phase _____.
In a dose response curve, a competitive antagonist shifts the curve _____, while a non-competitive antagonist shifts the curve ______.
right, down
What pharmacologic relationship would determine the existence of spare receptors?
EC50 < Kd
What does it mean if EC50 and Kd are equal?
The system does not have spare receptors
A partial agonist acts on the same receptor system as a full agonist? T/F
What's the main difference between a partial agonist and a full agonist?
A partial agonist has a lower maximal efficacy.
Is a partial agonist less potent than a full agonist?
Not necessarily. It can be less, more or equally potent as a full agonist.