What Is PD (Pharmacodynamic)

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What Is PD (Pharmacodynamic)?

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A

PD (Pharmacodynamic) observes effect in a body resulting from a certain drug concentration.

More precisely, PD describes how a drug affects the body by linking the drug concentration to an efficacy (or safety) metric.

In short, PD describes what a drug does to a body.

Here is an illustration of the drug efficacy over the drug concentration.

PK - Drug Efficacy Over Concentration
PK - Drug Efficacy Over Concentration (Source: slideserve.com)

 

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