PRODRUG

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A drug that does not reach its full effectiveness until metabolized into a more effective and active derivative

PRODRUG: "A prodrug is more or less biologically inert prior to metabolism in the system."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PRODRUG," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prodrug/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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