Chapter 16. Influence of Environmental Chemicals on Drug Therapy in Humans: Studies with Contraceptive Steroids

  1. David Evered and
  2. Geralyn Lawrenson
  1. A.M. Breckenridge,
  2. D.J. Back,
  3. Karen Cross,
  4. Francesca Crawford,
  5. M. MacIver,
  6. M. L'E Orme,
  7. P.H. Rowe and
  8. Eileen Smith

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720592.ch16

Ciba Foundation Symposium 76 - Environmental Chemicals, Enzyme Function and Human Disease

Ciba Foundation Symposium 76 - Environmental Chemicals, Enzyme Function and Human Disease

How to Cite

Breckenridge, A.M., Back, D.J., Cross, K., Crawford, F., MacIver, M., L'E Orme, M., Rowe, P.H. and Smith, E. (1980) Influence of Environmental Chemicals on Drug Therapy in Humans: Studies with Contraceptive Steroids, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 76 - Environmental Chemicals, Enzyme Function and Human Disease (eds D. Evered and G. Lawrenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720592.ch16

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444901576

Online ISBN: 9780470720592

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Keywords:

  • drug therapy;
  • humans;
  • contraceptive steroids;
  • mid-menstrual cycle;
  • metabolism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Variations in Plasma Concentrations of Contraceptive Steroids

  • Drug Interactions with Contraceptive Steroids

  • Other Environmental Factors

  • Acknowledgements

  • References

  • Discussion

  • General discussion II