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Drug
Any chemical that can affect living processes.
Pharmacology
The study of drugs and their interactions with living systems.
Clincal Pharmacology
The study of drugs in humans.
Therapeutics or Pharmacotheraputics
The use of drugs to diagnose, prevent or treat disease or to prevent pregnancy.
Pharmacokinetics
The study of the metabolism and action of drugs with particular emphasis on the time required for absorption, duration of action, distribution in the body and method of excretion.

The impact the body has on drugs.
Pharmacokinetic Process
1. Drug absorption
2. Drug distribution
3. Drug Metabolism
4. Drug excretion
Pharmacodynamics
The study of drugs and their actions on living organisms.

The impact the drugs have on the body.