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Definition of Drug Dynamics

By

Abimbola Farinde

, PhD, PharmD, Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL

Medically Reviewed Jun 2021 | Modified Sep 2022
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Drug dynamics (pharmacodynamics) involves what a drug does to the human body.

Drug dynamics describes the following properties of drugs:

A drug’s effects on the body may be influenced by many factors, such as

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