Histopharmacology of mouth/tongue

 

Certain drugs are absorbed in the mouth and they include

  • Alcohol

  • Glyceryl trinitrate placed below the tongue and absorbed there. It must not be swallowed for swallowing exposes it to conjugation and inactivation by liver enzymes after absorption in the gut and exposure to liver through portal circulation. It is used to treat angina pectoris.

Electronic School of Medicine
Creator: Oluwole Ogunranti

          


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