pharmacodynamics

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pharmacodynamics

[¦fär·mə·kō·dī′nam·iks]
(pharmacology)
The science that deals with the actions of drugs.
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Because of potential interference of hawthorn with the polyclonal antibody-based serum digoxin immunoassay and competition between hawthorn and digoxin for possible binding to the same site of Na, K adenosine triphosphatase, thus interacting pharmacodynamically with digoxin, it is advisable that a patient receiving digoxin should not take hawthorn.
1,2) Pharmacodynamically, it is important to recognize the difference between the anticoagulant and antithrombotic effects of warfarin.
To maintain the activity of the fluoroquinolone class, clinicians need to implement an evidence-based approach to antimicrobial selection, particularly a strategy in which the most pharmacodynamically potent fluoroquinolone is matched, on an empiric basis when required, to anticipated bacterial pathogens.
Ex-RAD displayed excellent oral bioavailability and pharmacodynamically relevant levels were readily achieved, suggesting that oral delivery of Ex-RAD is feasible.