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www.merckmanuals.com/home/drugs/administration-and-kinetics-of-drugs/drug-metabolism

Some drugs are chemically altered by the body (metabolized). The substances that result from metabolism (metabolites) may be inactive, or they may be similar  ...

www.merckmanuals.com/professional/clinical-pharmacology/pharmacokinetics/drug-metabolism

Drugs can be metabolized by oxidation, reduction, hydrolysis, hydration, conjugation, condensation, or isomerization; whatever the process, the goal is to make ...

www.genomind.com/blog/medication-metabolism

Aug 28, 2019 ... Drugs are metabolized by the body using one of several processes, but regardless of the process, the rate at which your body metabolizes ...

www.news-medical.net/health/Drug-Metabolism.aspx

Feb 27, 2019 ... Drug metabolism is the term used to describe the biotransformation of pharmaceutical substances in the body so that they can be eliminated ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK442023

Nov 17, 2020 ... Most drugs undergo chemical alteration by various bodily systems as a way to create compounds that are more easily excreted from the body.

www.pharmacologyeducation.org/pharmacology/drug-metabolism

of codeine into morphine by CYP2D6. The principal organs of drug metabolism are the liver and (for orally taken drugs) the small intestine. Drugs completely ...

www.sciencedirect.com/topics/biochemistry-genetics-and-molecular-biology/drug-metabolism

Drug metabolism principally causes pharmacological deactivation of a drug by altering its structure so that it no longer interacts appropriately with the target ...

ocrc.net/how-does-the-body-metabolize-medication

Sep 26, 2016 ... The vast majority of medications are taken orally and are broken down within the gastrointestinal tract. Once the medication arrives, it is broken ...

www.aegislabs.com/metabolism

Goal of drug metabolism: Inactivate and make drugs water soluble so they leave the body. Drug metabolism is mostly enzyme-mediated. This means that it does ...

www.livescience.com/45241-medicine-journey-through-body-nigms.html

Apr 30, 2014 ... Knowing details of what happens as a medication travels through the ... the body and has done its job, the drug is broken down, or metabolized, ...