How Does Your Body Process Medicine?

Video   Mar 19, 2018 | YouTube TED-Ed

 

Have you ever wondered what happens to a painkiller, like ibuprofen, after you swallow it? Medicine that slides down your throat can help treat a headache, a sore back, or a throbbing sprained ankle. But how does it get where it needs to go in the first place? Céline Valéry explains how your body processes a medicine. 

 
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