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What path do oral drugs take through your body?

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Dr. Richard Baxter
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: It depends

Drugs or supplements taken orally will first be exposed to digestive enzymes, then the highly acidic conditions in the stomach.
As they are absrobed through the digestive tract, they go through the liver which further processes them. The upshot is that they may not ever reach significant levels in other parts of the body, and not necessarily in the same form.

In brief: It depends

Drugs or supplements taken orally will first be exposed to digestive enzymes, then the highly acidic conditions in the stomach.
As they are absrobed through the digestive tract, they go through the liver which further processes them. The upshot is that they may not ever reach significant levels in other parts of the body, and not necessarily in the same form.
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