Sökning: "therapeutic drug monitoring"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 58 avhandlingar innehållade orden therapeutic drug monitoring.
1. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Psychiatry : Some aspects of utility in clinical practice and research
Sammanfattning : Background and objectives: Several new psychoactive drugs for the treatment of psychiatric disorders have been introduced onto the market since the late 1980s. Basic aspects of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics (PK) are investigated before approval for general prescription. LÄS MER
2. Bioanalytical development for application in therapeutic drug monitoring : focus on drugs used in psychiatry
Sammanfattning : Introduction: Since the 1950s and onwards, many new psychoactive drugs have been successfully introduced in clinical practice. A common feature of these drugs is a profound metabolism before clearance from the body. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Pharmacogenetics is the study of variability in drug response attributed to genetic variation. Olanzapine (OLA) is a widely used antipsychotic drug for schizophrenia treatment. The pharmacokinetics of OLA display large inter-individual variation leading to multiple-fold differences in drug exposure between patients at a given dose. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The application of multiple medications has successively increased during a number of years and has thereby increased the potential risks of adverse drug reactions, interactions and non-adherence to drug therapy. This may result in unnecessary health expenditure, directly due to redundant drug sales, and indirectly due to the increased hospitalization caused by drug-related problems. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The three thiopurine drugs azathioprine (AZA), 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) and 6-thioguanine (6-TG) are used to treat several diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). They are pro-drugs and are believed to act through the formation of thioguanine nucleotides (TGNs). LÄS MER