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Absorption of penicillin and paracetamol after small intestinal bypass surgery

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Drug absorption was studied in morbidly obese patients before and after jejunoileal bypass. The absorption of phenoxymethyl penicillin was considerably increased whilst that of paracetamol was unchanged.

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Terry, S.I., Gould, J.C., McManus, J.P.A. et al. Absorption of penicillin and paracetamol after small intestinal bypass surgery. Eur J Clin Pharmacol 23, 245–248 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00547562

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Key words

  • jejunoileal bypass
  • penicillin
  • paracetamol
  • absorption