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Événements indésirables médicamenteux
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Explications concernant les substances pour les patients
Nous n'avons pas de mise en garde supplémentaire concernant l'association de moclobémide et de astémizole. Veuillez également consulter les informations pertinentes des spécialistes.
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Les changements d'exposition rapportés correspondent aux changements de la courbe concentration-temps plasmatique [ AUC ]. Nous ne prévoyons aucun changement dans l'exposition à la moclobémide, lorsqu'il est associé à la astémizole (100%). L'AUC est comprise entre 70% et 383% selon le
Les paramètres pharmacocinétiques de la population moyenne sont utilisés comme point de départ pour calculer les changements individuels d'exposition dus aux interactions.
La moclobémide a une biodisponibilité orale moyenne [ F ] de 54%, c'est pourquoi les concentrations plasmatiques maximales [Cmax] ont tendance à changer avec une interaction. La demi-vie terminale [ t12 ] est assez courte (1.64 heures) et des taux plasmatiques constants [ Css ] sont rapidement atteints. La liaison aux protéines [ Pb ] est plutôt faible à 50% et le volume de distribution [ Vd ] est très grand à 95 litres. c'est pourquoi, avec un taux d'extraction hépatique moyen de 0.45, le débit sanguin hépatique [Q] et une modification de la liaison aux protéines [Pb] sont pertinents. Le métabolisme se fait principalement via CYP2C19.
La astémizole a une faible biodisponibilité orale [ F ] de 3%, c'est pourquoi la concentration plasmatique maximale [Cmax] a tendance à changer fortement avec une interaction. La demi-vie terminale [ t12 ] est de 22 heures et des taux plasmatiques constants [ Css ] sont atteints après environ 88 heures. La liaison aux protéines [ Pb ] est 97% forte. Le métabolisme a lieu via CYP2D6 et CYP3A4, entre autres.
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Recommandations: Le risque d'un syndrome sérotoninergique est augmenté, mais sans réponse exacte aux questions sur les symptômes cognitifs, végétatifs et neuromusculaires, ainsi nous ne pouvons faire aucune recommandation d'action.
Note: La moclobémide augmente considérablement l'activité sérotoninergique. À notre connaissance, la astémizole n'augmente pas l'activité sérotoninergique.
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Recommandation: Par mesure de précaution, une attention particulière doit être portée aux symptômes anticholinergiques, en particulier après augmentation de la dose et à de celles situées dans la marge thérapeutique supérieure.
Notation: La moclobémide n'a qu'un effet modéré sur le système anticholinergique. Le risque de syndrome anticholinergique avec ce médicament est plutôt faible si la dosage est respecté. À notre connaissance, la astémizole n'augmente pas l'activité anticholinergique.
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Note: En association, la moclobémide et la astémizole peuvent potentiellement déclencher des arythmies ventriculaires de type torsades de pointes.
Effets indésirables généraux
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Sur la base de vos réponses et des informations scientifiques, nous évaluons le risque individuel d'effets secondaires indésirables. Ces recommandations sont destinées à conseiller les professionnels et ne se substituent pas à la consultation d'un médecin. Dans la version d'essai (alpha), le risque de toutes les substances n'a pas encore été évalué de manière concluante.
Abstract: Moclobemide is a reversible and selective inhibitor of the enzyme monoamine oxidase (MAO) subtype A with a broad spectrum of antidepressant activity. Controlled clinical studies suggest that the short term clinical efficacy of moclobemide is significantly superior to that of placebo, and comparable to that of the tricyclic antidepressants clomipramine, amitriptyline, imipramine and desipramine, the irreversible MAO inhibitor tranylcypromine and the second-generation antidepressants maprotiline, mianserin and fluvoxamine in the treatment of major depressive illness. Moclobemide appears to be equally effective in endogenous and nonendogenous depression, producing marked amelioration of clinical features of psychomotor retardation and depressed mood. Moclobemide is well tolerated, being largely devoid of the anticholinergic adverse effects, symptomatic postural hypotension and weight gain variously associated with the tricyclic antidepressants and irreversible MAO inhibitors, and appears considerably safer on overdosage than the tricyclic and second generation antidepressants. Moreover, moclobemide offers the advantage over the older, irreversible MAO inhibitors of causing only minimal potentiation of the pressor response to dietary tyramine (the so-called 'cheese effect'). Consequently, the risk of potentially fatal hypertensive crisis, a major deterrent to the wider acceptance of these earlier compounds, is substantially reduced with moclobemide, and the need for dietary precautions is minimised. With its efficacy against endogenous and nonendogenous depression, relatively rapid onset of antidepressant activity, and absence of carry-over effects on treatment withdrawal, moclobemide is likely to make an important contribution to the treatment of major depressive illness. Its favourable tolerability profile, safety on overdosage and beneficial effect on age-related cognitive impairment may be of particular value in the elderly and those with concurrent physical illness.
Abstract: The influence of cimetidine on the absorption and disposition of moclobemide was examined in eight healthy male subjects. A single 100 mg intravenous and 100 mg oral dose of moclobemide was administered before and after 2 weeks of cimetidine administration (200 mg five times a day). The data on intravenous administration indicated that cimetidine produced a statistically significant alteration in the following disposition parameters (mean values for control versus cimetidine): systemic clearance, 46.6 versus 28.3 L/hr; mean residence time, 2.1 versus 3.2 hours; elimination half-life, 1.6 versus 2.3 hours. There was no significant difference in the steady-state volume of distribution. The absolute oral bioavailability of moclobemide increased significantly after cimetidine administration (54% versus 68%), as did the maximum plasma concentration after a single oral dose (575 versus 787 ng/ml). There were no differences in the mean absorption time or time to achieve maximum concentration. The values of systemic and apparent oral clearances of moclobemide after cimetidine administration were directly related to the corresponding control values before cimetidine. In contrast, the percentage change in clearance was essentially independent of the corresponding initial control clearance value.
Abstract: This study was undertaken to determine the absolute bioavailability and steady-state concentrations of moclobemide after doses of 150 mg. In 14 healthy human volunteers, no differences in tmax, t 1/2 beta, C1/F, Cmax and AUC were found between a single oral dose of 100 mg and one of 150 mg. The mean absolute oral availability was 0.66 and 0.69 respectively. Plasma concentration profiles of moclobemide on repeated dosing with 150 mg 3 times daily for 15 days were essentially superimposable, although the mean concentration was higher than after the single 150 mg dose. This concentration increased over the first week and then remained relatively constant. Mean accumulation factors for moclobemide during the first week were 1.85 for Cmax and 3.0 for AUC. These values were higher than predicted from single-dose characteristics. There was a marked reduction in the variability of AUC and clearance (C1/F) values at steady-state compared with the first dose. Minimum plasma concentrations of the 2 metabolites, Ro 12-5637 and Ro 12-8095, were relatively stable throughout dosing. The exact mechanism of the decrease in systemic and oral clearance of moclobemide with time during multiple oral dosing is not known at present. Either moclobemide inhibits its own clearance or moclobemide metabolism is inhibited by one or more of its metabolites. The findings indicate that, if dosage needs to be adjusted during treatment with moclobemide, the changes should be made carefully and at intervals of not less than 1 week.
Abstract: Astemizole is a long-acting, highly selective histamine1-receptor antagonist with minimal central and anticholinergic effects. Comparison studies have shown astemizole to be equal or superior to currently available antihistamines, beclomethasone nasal spray, and cromolyn sodium in relieving allergic symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. Other uses include treatment of allergic conjunctivitis and chronic urticaria. Astemizole is not as effective for treatment of acute allergic symptoms because of its delayed onset of action. Astemizole and its active metabolite, desmethylastemizole, have long elimination half-lives permitting once-daily dosing. The incidence of sedation is lower than with conventional antihistamines, but increased appetite and weight gain do occur. Astemizole should be useful for both maintenance and prophylactic therapy in patients with chronic allergic conditions who cannot tolerate the sedative or anticholinergic effects of conventional antihistamines.
Abstract: The absorption and disposition kinetics of moclobemide (Ro 11-1163), a new reversible and preferential monoamine oxidase-A enzyme inhibitor, were examined in 12 normal male subjects. An intravenous infusion was administered before and after a 15-day multiple oral dosing regimen (100 mg t.i.d.). Plasma concentration-time data were obtained after each intravenous infusion, after the first oral dose, during two dosing intervals at steady state, and before the second daily dose on several days. The disposition values (percent coefficient of variation in parentheses) after the first and second intravenous infusions, respectively, were: clearance, 39.4 (15%) and 29.1 (12%) L/hr; elimination half-life, 1.60 (15%) and 2.00 (18%) hours; and volume of distribution at steady state, 84.3 (11%) and 80.7 (15%) L. The absolute oral bioavailability increased from 0.56 after the first oral dose to 0.86 and 0.90 after the first and second weeks of administration, respectively. The reduced metabolic, presumably hepatic, clearance may be the result of self-inhibition or metabolite inhibition of moclobemide clearance.
Abstract: Astemizole is an H1-histamine receptor antagonist with a long duration of action permitting once daily administration. Its efficacy in seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis has been convincingly demonstrated, and several comparative studies suggest that astemizole is at least as effective as some other H1-histamine receptor antagonists. A few smaller studies have shown beneficial effects on the symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis and chronic urticaria (but not atopic dermatitis). While astemizole appears to share with other H1-histamine receptor antagonists a tendency to increase appetite and cause weight gain after prolonged use, it offers the important advantage of an absence of significant central nervous system depression or anticholinergic effects with usual doses. Thus, astemizole offers a worthwhile improvement in side effect profile over 'traditional' H1-histamine receptor antagonists, especially in patients bothered by the sedative effects of these drugs.
Abstract: The pharmacokinetic variability of moclobemide, a new short half-life reversible selective inhibitor of monoamine oxidase (MAO) was investigated through analysis of concentrations measured during early open clinical use. Eighty-nine depressed patients, aged 21-96 years, were included in the present study. Doses ranged from 200 to 900 mg/day, and the time interval between blood sampling and last drug intake on the previous day was between 8 and 23 h. Intraindividual variability was generally moderate, with a few patients displaying consistently high concentrations despite moderate doses. Interindividual variability for measured concentrations was approximately 300-fold. After concentration decrease with time was taken into account (average half-life estimate of 4.6 h), age was identified as a major factor responsible for between-patient variability. Average concentration increase per decade of age was 38%. Neither gender, weight, height, smoking, nor alcohol intake explained a significant additional part of the variance. Analysis of residuals also suggested that phenytoin co-medication may induce moclobemide metabolism. The present study indicates that concentration monitoring of a newly marketed drug can contribute to gaining insight into its pharmacokinetic behavior and to enhancing its rational use in clinical practice.
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Abstract: An overdose of astemizole predisposes the myocardium to ventricular dysrhythmias, including torsades de pointes. Herein we describe a case of astemizole-induced torsades de pointes ventricular tachycardia and also review previous case reports in the literature. All the patients were young, and dysrhythmias developed only in those with corrected QT intervals greater than 500 ms. Although several mechanisms have been postulated, no clear explanation has been provided for why astemizole promotes myocardial dysrhythmias. Treatment of astemizole-induced torsades de pointes includes discontinuing use of astemizole, intravenous administration of magnesium sulfate and isoproterenol, temporary cardiac pacing, and, when necessary, direct current cardioversion. A cardiac cause of syncope or convulsions must not be overlooked, especially in patients taking H1 antagonists because they often have these symptoms before hospitalization or detection of torsades de pointes (or both).
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Abstract: A 26 year-old woman was admitted to the hospital two hours after astemizole overdose. Electrocardiograph showed a prolonged QT interval. Torsade de pointes occurred 13 h after ingestion. Plasma levels of astemizole plus hydroxylated metabolites showed an apparent plasma half-life of 17 h. The possible occurrence of torsade de pointes in astemizole overdose, and the long elimination time of astemizole and hydroxylated metabolites, makes it necessary to maintain ECG monitoring until QT interval has returned to normal.
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Abstract: There has been a resurgence of interest in the use of monoamine oxidase (MAO) enzyme inhibitors for the treatment of depression. Unlike the first-generation MAO inhibitors, the current drugs are readily reversible in their action, resulting in far less concern about interactions with certain foods and drugs which could lead to serious pressor effects. Furthermore, the current drugs are far more selective in their actions as a result of the ability to affect either the MAO-A or the MAO-B isoenzyme. Moclobemide is an example of a reversible MAO-A inhibitor which has been extensively studied and whose pharmacokinetic, clinical pharmacological and toxicological profiles have been thoroughly defined. Moclobemide has a short disposition half-life and intermediate values for systemic clearance and volume of distribution; half-life increases somewhat with dose. The drug is completely metabolised by the liver. Moclobemide is rapidly and completely absorbed following oral administration in a variety of dosages and forms. The drug has a high intrinsic (apparent oral) clearance which results in a substantial hepatic first-pass effect and, while there is marked interindividual variation, differences within an individual are small. A time- and dose-dependence is observed with multiple oral administration: clearance decreases with administration during the first week and thereafter remains constant. The exact mechanism of this effect is not known, but it may reflect inhibition of elimination by metabolites (the kinetics may always be described as being first-order). Moclobemide disposition is not affected by renal disease, nor is there substantial alteration with advanced age. Liver disease causes a dramatic reduction in clearance; dosage must be adjusted for patients with liver disease. There is minimal transfer of the drug into breast milk, such that breast-feeding neonates are exposed to only a very small dose of the drug. Moclobemide administration results in a minimal interaction with exogenous amines (e.g. tyramine and pressor amine drugs); the so-called 'cheese effect' is therefore of little concern. As a result, the drug has an excellent tolerability profile both within the therapeutic dose range and in overdose (no deaths have been attributed to moclobemide intoxication per se). Cimetidine inhibits the elimination of moclobemide. Moclobemide appears to affect several isoenzymes of the cytochrome P450 (CYP) system (CYP2C19, CYP2D6 and CYP1A2). The adverse events profile of moclobemide indicates only mild and transient effects at a relatively low rate of occurrence.
Abstract: The metabolic fate of moclobemide (Ro 11-1163), a new reversible and selective inhibitor of monoamine oxidase type A (MAO-A), has been assessed in a pilot study in 2 debrisoquine poor metabolizers (PM) and 4 extensive metabolizers (EM) after multiple oral dosings of moclobemide with and without co-medication of dextromethorphan. Absorption and disposition parameters were not different between PM and EM. Concurrent application of dextromethorphan, a selective substrate of CYP2D6, did not affect the pharmacokinetics of moclobemide. These results indicate that the cytochromal isoenzyme CYP2D6 does not play a major role in the metabolic degradation of moclobemide. Limited CYP2D6 activities because of a genetic defect or co-medications with CYP2D6 substrates should therefore not give rise to elevated moclobemide blood levels.
Abstract: AIMS: The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of chronic itraconazole treatment on the pharmacokinetics and cardiovascular effects of single dose astemizole in healthy subjects was studied. METHODS: Twelve male volunteers were taking orally 200 mg twice daily itraconazole or placebo for 14 days with a washout period of 4 weeks in between. Approximately 2 h after the morning dose of itraconazole or placebo on day 11, 10 mg astemizole was orally administered. The plasma concentrations of astemizole and desmethylastemizole were measured by radioimmunoassay up to 504 h after administration; electrocardiograms with analysis of the QTc interval were recorded up to 24 h post administration. RESULTS: Itraconazole treatment did not significantly change the peak concentration of astemizole (0.74 vs 0.81 ng ml-1) but it increased the area under the curve from 0 to 24 h (5.46 to 9.95 ng ml-1 h) and from 0 to infinity (17.4 to 48.2 ng ml-1 h), and the elimination half-life (2.1 to 3.6 days). The systemic bioavailability of desmethylastemizole was also increased. The QTc interval did not increase after astemizole administration and there was no difference in the QTc intervals between the itraconazole and placebo session. CONCLUSIONS: Chronic administration of itraconazole influences the metabolism of single dose astemizole in normal volunteers without changes of cardiac repolarization during the first 24 h after astemizole administration. However, the reduction in astemizole clearance under concomitant administration of itraconazole may result in a marked increase in astemizole plasma concentrations and QTc alterations during chronic combined intake of astemizole with itraconazole.
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Abstract: Second-generation histamine H1 receptor antagonists (antihistamines) have been developed to reduce or eliminate the sedation and anticholinergic adverse effects that occur with older H1 receptor antagonists. This article evaluates second-generation antihistamines, including acrivastine, astemizole, azelastine, cetirizine, ebastine, fexofenadine, ketotifen, loratadine, mizolastine and terfenadine, for significant features that affect choice. In addition to their primary mechanism of antagonising histamine at the H1 receptor, these agents may act on other mediators of the allergic reaction. However, the clinical significance of activity beyond that mediated by histamine H1 receptor antagonism has yet to be demonstrated. Most of the agents reviewed are metabolised by the liver to active metabolites that play a significant role in their effect. Conditions that result in accumulation of astemizole, ebastine and terfenadine may prolong the QT interval and result in torsade de pointes. The remaining agents reviewed do not appear to have this risk. For allergic rhinitis, all agents are effective and the choice should be based on other factors. For urticaria, cetirizine and mizolastine demonstrate superior suppression of wheal and flare at the dosages recommended by the manufacturer. For atopic dermatitis, as adjunctive therapy to reduce pruritus, cetirizine, ketotifen and loratadine demonstrate efficacy. Although current evidence does not suggest a primary role for these agents in the management of asthma, it does support their use for asthmatic patients when there is coexisting allergic rhinitis, dermatitis or urticaria.
Abstract: AIMS: The aims of the present study were to investigate the metabolism of astemizole in human liver microsomes, to assess possible pharmacokinetic drug-interactions with astemizole and to compare its metabolism with terfenadine, a typical H1 receptor antagonist known to be metabolized predominantly by CYP3A4. METHODS: Astemizole or terfenadine were incubated with human liver microsomes or recombinant cytochromes P450 in the absence or presence of chemical inhibitors and antibodies. RESULTS: Troleandomycin, a CYP3A4 inhibitor, markedly reduced the oxidation of terfenadine (26% of controls) in human liver microsomes, but showed only a marginal inhibition on the oxidation of astemizole (81% of controls). Three metabolites of astemizole were detected in a liver microsomal system, i.e. desmethylastemizole (DES-AST), 6-hydroxyastemizole (6OH-AST) and norastemizole (NOR-AST) at the ratio of 7.4 : 2.8 : 1. Experiments with recombinant P450s and antibodies indicate a negligible role for CYP3A4 on the main metabolic route of astemizole, i.e. formation of DES-AST, although CYP3A4 may mediate the relatively minor metabolic routes to 6OH-AST and NOR-AST. Recombinant CYP2D6 catalysed the formation of 6OH-AST and DES-AST. Studies with human liver microsomes, however, suggest a major role for a mono P450 in DES-AST formation. CONCLUSIONS: In contrast to terfenadine, a minor role for CYP3A4 and involvement of multiple P450 isozymes are suggested in the metabolism of astemizole. These differences in P450 isozymes involved in the metabolism of astemizole and terfenadine may associate with distinct pharmacokinetic influences observed with coadministration of drugs metabolized by CYP3A4.
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Moclobemide, an antidepressant with selective monoamine oxidase-A inhibitory action, is known to be metabolized by CYP2C19 and is also reported to be an inhibitor of CYP2C19, CYP2D6, and CYP1A2. To confirm the involvement of CYP2C19, we performed a pharmacokinetic interaction study. METHODS: The effect of omeprazole on the pharmacokinetics of moclobemide was studied in 16 healthy volunteers. The volunteer group comprised 8 extensive metabolizers and 8 poor metabolizers of CYP2C19, which was confirmed by genotyping. Subjects were randomly allocated into two sequence groups, and a single-blind, placebo-controlled, two-period crossover study was performed. In study I, a placebo was orally administered for 7 days. On the eighth morning, 300 mg of moclobemide and 40 mg of placebo were coadministered with 200 mL of water, and a pharmacokinetic study was performed. During study II, 40 mg of omeprazole was given each morning instead of placebo, and pharmacokinetic studies were performed on the first and eighth day with 300 mg of moclobemide coadministration. RESULTS: The inhibition of moclobemide metabolism was significant in extensive metabolizers even after a single dose of omeprazole. After daily administration of omeprazole for 1 week, the pharmacokinetic parameters of moclobemide and its metabolites in extensive metabolizers changed to values similar to those in poor metabolizers. In poor metabolizers, no remarkable changes in the pharmacokinetic parameters were observed. CONCLUSION: Our results show that CYP2C19 is an important enzyme in the elimination of moclobemide and that it is extensively inhibited by omeprazole in extensive metabolizers, but not in poor metabolizers.
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Several medications have been found to prolong the QT interval in overdose. This can predispose to torsade de pointes-type ventricular tachycardia. AIMS: To analyse the effects of moclobemide deliberate self-poisoning on the length of both QT and corrected QT (QTc) intervals. METHODS: Electrocardiograms (ECG) of all patients presenting to a regional toxicology service with moclobemide ingestion were reviewed. Cases where a cardiotoxic agent was coingested were excluded. QT and QTc parameters were compared with a comparison group of patients ingesting paracetamol or benzodiazepines. RESULTS: Of 75 patients where ECG were available, the median ingested dose was 4.5 g (interquartile range (IQR): 2.4-7.5; range: 0.6-18 g) and the median age was 34 years (IQR: 26-44). The mean QT interval was 415 ms (standard deviation (SD): 51 ms) with a mean QTc of 459 ms (SD: 44 ms), and were prolonged compared with the comparison group. Twelve female patients had a QTc > 500 ms and in seven of these causality was established based on a pre- or post-ECG with a QTc < 500 ms. Only 10% of the moclobemide cases had a heart rate (HR) > 100 beats per minute, making overcorrection of HR by Bazett's formula an unlikely cause of the findings. No cardiac arrythmias were observed other than one case of first-degree heart block. CONCLUSIONS: Moclobemide prolongs the QT and QTc intervals in overdose and a 12-lead ECG should be done on all moclobemide deliberate self-poisonings. Continuous cardiac monitoring for what is otherwise a relatively benign overdose would appear to be an inappropriate use of resources but can be considered in patients with a QTc > 500 ms or with known risks for QT prolongation.
Abstract: Our recent paper demonstrated the ability to predict in vivo clearance of flavin-containing monooxygenase (FMO) drug substrates using in vitro human hepatocyte and human liver microsomal intrinsic clearance with standard scaling approaches. In this paper, we apply a physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling and simulation approach (M&S) to predict the clearance, area under the curve (AUC), andvalues together with the plasma profile of a range of drugs from the original study. The human physiologic parameters for FMO, such as enzyme abundance in liver, kidney, and gut, were derived from in vitro data and clinical pharmacogenetics studies. The drugs investigated include itopride, benzydamine, tozasertib, tamoxifen, moclobemide, imipramine, clozapine, ranitidine, and olanzapine. The fraction metabolized by FMO for these drugs ranged from 21% to 96%. The developed PBPK models were verified with data from multiple clinical studies. An attempt was made to estimate the scaling factor for recombinant FMO (rFMO) using a parameter estimation approach and automated sensitivity analysis within the PBPK platform. Simulated oral clearance using in vitro hepatocyte data and associated extrahepatic FMO data predicts the observed in vivo plasma concentration profile reasonably well and predicts the AUC for all of the FMO substrates within 2-fold of the observed clinical data; seven of the nine compounds fell within 2-fold when human liver microsomal data were used. rFMO overpredicted the AUC by approximately 2.5-fold for three of the nine compounds. Applying a calculated intersystem extrapolation scalar or tissue-specific scalar for the rFMO data resulted in better prediction of clinical data. The PBPK M&S results from this study demonstrate that human hepatocytes and human liver microsomes can be used along with our standard scaling approaches to predict human in vivo pharmacokinetic parameters for FMO substrates.