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... in response to Drug Excretion / Elimination
  1. Jonathan Schwarz Jonathan Schwarz Canada says:

    You use elimination and excretion interchangeably. Are they synonymous terms?
    I'm only in my undergrad, but I had been under the impression that elimination was removal of the active drug from the blood (via metabolism) while excretion was removal of the parent drug and/or metabolite from the body (via biliary or renal pathways). Have I been incorrect in my understanding? Thanks!

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