What is it about?
The prevalence of obesity is increasing globally, and there is a need to monitor the effects of drug dosage from a pre- to post-gastric bypass scenario. The principal aim was to evaluate whether gastric bypass surgery modifies the bioavailability and pharmacokinetic (PK) parameters of omeprazole.
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Why is it important?
Clinical bioavailability trial that evaluates whether Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) modifies the pharmacokinetics of Omeprazole. Our study analyzes the absorption changes (pre- post surgery) in this special population, as well as compares pharmacokinetics after surgery vs matched controls. This knowledge is relevant given the highly prevalent use of omeprazole in this population.
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This page is a summary of: EFFECT OF OBESITY AND ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC SURGERY ON OMEPRAZOLE PHARMACOKINETICS, Obesity Facts, January 2022, Karger Publishers,
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