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the term potentiative refers to
an interaction that can intensify adverse effects or enhance therapeutic effects
interactions that result in reduced drug effects are often termed ___.
inhibitory
direct physical and chemical interactions usually render both drugs ___.
inactive
drugs that increase the metabolism of other drugs do so by
inducing synthesis of hepatic drug-metabolizing enzymes
rates of metabolism return to normal ___ days after withdrawal of the inducing agent
7 to 10 days
when do drug-drug interactions occur
whenever a patient takes two or more drugs

some interactions are both intended and desired; in contrast, some interactions are both unintended and undesired