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Compounding for Veterinary Patients: Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, Pharmacokinetic and Physiologic Considerations

Author(s):  Allen Loyd V Jr

Issue:  Jul/Aug 1997 - Compounding for Animals
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Abstract:  This article discusses the factors that influence drug concentration in animals, including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion. Tables provide information regarding body composition of various animals, including humans; half-lives in hours of selected drugs in animals; drug dosage variations of different animals for two different drugs administered by the intramuscular and intravenous routes and pharmacokinetic parameters of diazepam in the human, dog and rat.

Related Keywords: Animals

Related Categories: VETERINARY

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