Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2018 / Article / Fig 1

Review Article

Inhaled Therapy in Respiratory Disease: The Complex Interplay of Pulmonary Kinetic Processes

Figure 1

Summary of the lung-specific PK processes for inhaled drugs. Overview of the pulmonary-specific kinetic processes (1–6). The direction of the arrows indicates the direction of each process. For example, drug dissolution is considered to be a unidirectional process.