Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 303 - Drug Disposition and Kinetics

15 Points

Semester 1


Topics include: passage of drugs across membranes, drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion, pharmacokinetics, drug-drug interactions, novel drug delivery systems, pharmacogenetics, drug analysis, drugs in selected populations, including the elderly, children and neonates, in pregnancy and in various pathological conditions.


Prerequisite: MEDSCI 204

Please note that the prerequisites listed here apply to students who began their degree in 2016 or after.

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