Influence of bariatric surgery on the use and pharmacokinetics of some major drug classes.

@article{Yska2013InfluenceOB,
  title={Influence of bariatric surgery on the use and pharmacokinetics of some major drug classes.},
  author={Jan Peter Yska and Susanne van der Linde and V{\'e}ronique V Tapper and Jan A. Apers and Marloes Emous and Erik R. E. Tott{\'e} and Bob Wilffert and Eric N H van Roon},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={819-25}
}
The purpose of this review is to evaluate the influence of bariatric surgery on the use and pharmacokinetics of some frequently used drugs. A PubMed literature search was conducted. Literature was included on influence of bariatric surgery on pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacokinetics. Drug classes to be searched for were antidepressants, antidiabetics, statins, antihypertensive agents, corticosteroids, oral contraceptives, and thyroid drugs. A reduction in the use of medication by patients… CONTINUE READING

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