Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics describes the relationship between drugs and the body. It is important to consider factors that might influence a patient’s Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamics processes such as gender, genetics, age, ethnicity, and behaviors.
• How would the differences in Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics factors alter the patient’s anticipated response to a psychiatric medication?
• Consider factors that might impact the patient’s pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
• What would be your plan of care for the patient based on the factors that influence the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics?
• Describe the difference between drug agonists, partial agonist, and drug antagonists. Also, include how people might respond differently to medications?