What Is PK-PD Relation

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What Is PK-PD (Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic) relation?

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A

Since PK is mainly represented as a function of drug concentration over time, and PD is mainly represented as a function of drug efficacy over drug concentration, the PK-PD relation is represented as a function of by drug efficacy over time by merging the PK function and the PK function together.

The picture shows you how the PK function and the PK function can be merged into a single function to represent the PK-PD relation.

PK-PD Relation Function
PK-PD Relation Function (Source: skepticalraptor.com)

 

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