Course: FCS 405. Drug Nutrient Interactions (3)
Prerequisite: FCS 308. This course is a study of metabolic interactions between various drugs and nutrients. Drug-induced alterations in absorption, metabolism, distribution and excretion of drugs and nutrients are discussed. The pharmacodynamics and pharmokinetics of various drugs are examined. A review of the effect of nutritional status on drug disposition as well as the influence of medications on nutritional status is included. Drug-drug and drug-nutrient interactions that are relevant to various stages of the life cycle and specific patients, groups or conditions are discussed. A description of interactions involving Enteral and Parenteral nutrition and infused drugs is included.