Quiz: Pharmacokinetics in the Older Adult
Question 1 of 3  

With age, small-bowel surface area decreases, gastric emptying slows, and gastric pH increases. Changes in drug absorption in older people tend to be clinically inconsequential for most drugs. Which of the following is less effectively absorbed in this environment?

  • A.


  • B.

    Calcium carbonate

  • C.

    Calcium citrate

  • D.


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