Pharmacokinetics

The passage of a drug from the outlet of a nebulizer or metered-dose inhaler to its therapeutic or biological site of action is governed by many factors, which may be grouped empirically into two categories: (1) physical factors, which determine the deposition of drug from the mouth and onto the surface of the airway lumen, and (2) pharmacokinetic factors, which influence the amount of drug passing from the airway lumen to the target cell or tissue, i.e., the site at which the drug acts in producing a therapeutic action.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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