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Challenging Medicines: Physiochemical Properties

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These resource sheets look at the different physiochemical properties of medicines. Pharmacokinetic processes, dissolution, ionisation and dissociation are all covered here.

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working independently

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TeacherStudent

Age Group

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16 to 18 years

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This resource has been provided by, or developed in partnership with, Reckitt Benckiser
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The process of distribution of a drug around the body is described and factors that affect this are given. The concept of volume of distribution is explained and related to dosage. Some straightforward calculations are used to illustrate the ideas.