Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Absorption

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_20

Definition

The absorption of a drug contains all events from the site of its administration to the site of the measurement. An essential requirement for absorption is that the drug is solved in a solvent.

 NSAIDs, Pharmacokinetics

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