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eMediNexus, 21-09-2018
#Multispeciality
           


Presence of food might be expected to interfere with drug absorption by slowing gastric emptying, or by altering the degree of ionization of the drug in the stomach. Which of the following statements is not a correct example:
  •    Absorption of digoxin is delayed by the presence of food.
  •    Concurrent food intake may severely reduce the rate of absorption of phenytoin.
  •    Presence of food enhances the absorption of hydrochlorothiazide.
  •    Anitimalarial drug halofantrine is more extensively absorbed if taken with food.