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What is pharmacokinetics?
drug movement throughout the body (what the body doesto the drug). Processes are absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion.
Un-owned, lower case, most often official name which is published in the United States Pharmacopoeia
Generic name
17 years of patent.
Trade name
What does orphan mean?
Diseases that are uncommon (Huntington, auto-immune)
What is pharmacodynamics?
Effect of what a drug actually does to the body:
how a drug alters physiology of cell
-interactions of pharmacologically active molecules at their tissue sites of action