Explained: How does the body process oral medications?

Upon ingesting drugs, a complex cascade of physiological events unfolds within the body. 

Once a pill enters the mouth, it embarks on an intricate journey, navigating numerous biological barriers to reach its intended target and deliver therapeutic effects. Understanding this process is vital to developing effective oral medications and optimizing their behaviors within the body.

Download this explainer article from Drug Discovery News to learn how oral drugs interact with different organs as they undergo absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion.