Principles of Drug Action and Disposition
A majority of drugs are chemicals with a variety of functional groupings such as acids, alcohols, amides, bases, esters, imides, inorganic salts, ketones, sulphones and neutral small molecules. Many active drugs are weak acids or bases, and therefore in solution can exist in the ionised or non-ionised form.
KeywordsDrug Action Basic Drug Lipid Solubility Acid Drug Polycyclic Hydrocarbon
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