Poorly Soluble Drugs Are Like Peanut Butter

a: Poorly soluble drugs ~
b: Peanut Butter

What: "Two shots because Rocephin, in addition to being a powerful broad-spectrum antibiotic, is like peanut butter and they have to mix it with a numbing agent to make it tolerable" I assuming she's talking about a poorly soluble drug. Some molecules are like peanut butter; they are poorly soluble in water and need to be emulsified to work effectively. Think mayonnaise or italian dressing as common emulsions.

Writer: Mindi
Date: Jul 18 2011 12:34 AM

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