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Pharmacology Test 1

Question:
what is first-pass effect? and tell 4 routes that this effect will take place.
Answer:
the initial metabolism in the liver of a drug absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract before the drug reaches systemic circulation through the bloodstream.
1.hepatic arterial
2.oral
3.portal venous
4.rectal
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Question: what is first-pass effect? and tell 4 routes that this effect will take place.
Answer: the initial metabolism in the liver of a drug absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract before the drug reaches systemic circulation through the bloodstream.1.hepatic arterial2.oral3.portal venous4.rectal