5 Answered Questions for the topic pharmacodynamics
Why do different pain killers have different effects on people?
I've noticed some pain killers working great for me, while others have no effect. I doubt there is much of a placebo effect at work, since most of these either did or did not work when I first took... more
Is there a specific mechanism for the delivery of pain medication?
For example, when one takes aspirin or ibuprofen does the chemical get dispersed to all pain receptor? My question really is, how does the chemical know where to target in the body? I figure... more
How does paracetamol work?
[Hinz *et al.* 2008](https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17884974) found that COX-2 may be inhibited by paracetamol, and this is attributed to it's... more
How to make GABA pass the blood brain barrier?
I thought of methylating GABA at the gamma amino group in order to make it pass the blood brain barrier, but would it work?The goal is to make a sedative. Like GHB or benzodiazepines (I know that... more