2. Metabolism and Excretion of Illicit Drugs in Humans

  1. Sara Castiglioni,
  2. Ettore Zuccato and
  3. Roberto Fanelli
  1. Manuela Melis1,
  2. Sara Castiglioni2 and
  3. Ettore Zuccato2

Published Online: 18 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch2

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

How to Cite

Melis, M., Castiglioni, S. and Zuccato, E. (2011) Metabolism and Excretion of Illicit Drugs in Humans, in Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry (eds S. Castiglioni, E. Zuccato and R. Fanelli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470529546

Online ISBN: 9781118000816

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Keywords:

  • illicit drug physiology - illicit drug metabolism and excretion in humans;
  • metabolism, pharmacokinetic and excretion - of main illicit drugs in humans;
  • opioids, and pain treatment - drugs exerting pharmacological effects, on opioid receptor (MOP) group of G-protein-coupled receptors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cocaine

  • Opioids

  • References