Effects of Food Intake

  • Teodora Handjieva-DarlenskaEmail author
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The management of many diseases requires drug treatment, particularly involving the use of multiple drugs. Food-drug interactions can affect or even change the effects of drugs, and the therapeutic effects or side effects of medications can affect the nutritional status. Alternatively, the diet and the use of supplements or the nutritional status of the patient can decrease a drug’s efficacy or increase its toxicity.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of pharmacology and toxicology, Medical FacultyMedical University of SofiaSofiaBulgaria

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