Pharmacokinetics of drugs in liver disease

T.N. Johnson, A.H. Thomson

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Abstract

Liver disease is a widespread and increasing problem throughout the world, however little is published on how different types and degrees of liver dysfunction affect the body's ability to handle medicines. This chapter examines the pharmacokinetics of drugs in liver disease.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDrugs and the Liver: A guide to drug handling in liver dysfunction
EditorsPenny North-Lewis
Pages103-135
Number of pages33
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • liver disease
  • biomedical sciences
  • drugs
  • pharmacology
  • pharmacokinetics

Cite this

Johnson, T. N., & Thomson, A. H. (2008). Pharmacokinetics of drugs in liver disease. In P. North-Lewis (Ed.), Drugs and the Liver: A guide to drug handling in liver dysfunction (pp. 103-135)