P-glycoprotein and its role in drug-drug interactions
Efflux transporters such as P-glycoprotein play an important role in drug transport in many organs. In the gut, P-glycoprotein pumps drugs back into the lumen, decreasing their absorption.
Andrew Finch and Peter Pillans, Aust Prescr 2014;37:137-9
This activity should take approximately 1 hour to complete. It can be included in a pharmacist’s CPD Plan for either one Group 1 credit or, on successful completion of the assessment activity, two Group 2 credits. Pharmacists should self-record this activity for CPD purposes.
Pharmacy Competency Standards
- 1.4 Manage quality and safety
- 7.1 Contribute to therapeutic decision making
- 7.3 Influence patterns of medicine use
This activity has been designed to take around 1 hour to complete - this is based on reading the article from an issue of Australian Prescriber and completing a quiz. You will be provided with immediate feedback on your answers and a certificate of completion will be available for you to download for self-reporting purposes.