PHCY 751 - Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics
This course provides a fundamental understanding of the principles of biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics that can be applied to evaluation of drug therapy. It explores the effects of the physicochemical properties of the drug, the dosage form in which it is given, and the route of administration on the rate and extent of drug absorption into the systemic circulation. It also explores the application of pharmacokinetic models that aid in the design and optimization of dosage regimens. Included is a study of the interrelationship of drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination. Required course.
Prerequisite(s): Pharmacy courses are open only to Pharmacy students.
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