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    Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

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    This job contrasts pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics and gives examples of each.

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    Pharmacodynamics: Study of the biochemical and physiologic effects of drugs and their mechanisms of action (found on http://www.merck.com/mrkshared/mmanual/section22/chapter300/300a.jsp)

    Pharmacokinetics: The activity of drugs in the body over a period of time, including the processes by which drugs are absorbed, distributed in the body, localized in the tissues, and excreted ...

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    Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics are compared.