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Introduction to Pharmacokinetics

What is Pharmacokinetics?

You might think this is a simple question, especially for an expert in pharmacokinetics. Well, this question is full of controversy with each scientist having their own opinion. I think this is because the definition of pharmacokinetics is simple, yet pharmacokinetics science is broad in scope.

The word pharmacokinetics is from two greek words (see wikipedia for more):

pharmakon: Drug
kineticos: to do with motion

Ideal Body Weight:
Male= 50Kgs + 2.3 kg over 5ft in height
Female=45.5kgs + 2.3 kg over 5ft in height

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Anayansi Gamboa has an extensive background in clinical data management as well as experience with different EDC systems including Oracle InForm, InForm Architect, Central Designer, CIS, Clintrial, Medidata Rave, Central Coding, OpenClinica Open Source and Oracle Clinical.