Synopsis of Pharmaco-Chemical and Pharmaco-Pharmacologic Interrelations
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In analyzing the mechanisms through which hormones can influence resistance, we must consider first the various forms of drug interactions in general and second the structural prerequisites for the protective actions of hormones. It is obvious that drugs and hormones may interact by influencing each other’s absorption, excretion, distribution within the organism, metabolism, as well as by direct chemical or pharmacologic interactions that occur between drugs in vivo. However, these mechanisms are the subject of general pharmacology and hence they will only receive cursory attention here.