What does ADME stand for?

What does ADME mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: ADME.

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Absorbsion Distribution Metabolism And Excretion

Medical » Physiology

   
ADME

Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination

Medical » Physiology

   
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Association of Destination Management Executives

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

   
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Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Excretion

Governmental » FDA

   

What does ADME mean?

ADME
ADME is an abbreviation in pharmacokinetics and pharmacology for absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion, and describes the disposition of a pharmaceutical compound within an organism. The four criteria all influence the drug levels and kinetics of drug exposure to the tissues and hence influence the performance and pharmacological activity of the compound as a drug.

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